Karan Johar, Riteish Deshmukh, Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and many other celebrities from the entertainment industry have expressed grief on the demise of former Union finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley.
Jaitley, 66, was admitted to AIIMS on August 9 after he complained of palpitations and restlessness. He was placed under observation at the Cardio-Neuro Centre of the hospital.
“#RIPArunJaitley … the nation mourns a strong and assured leader today….thoughts and prayers with his family and loved ones….🙏🙏🙏” wrote KJo on Twitter as the news of Jaitley’s demise broke out.
#RIPArunJaitley … the nation mourns a strong and assured leader today….thoughts and prayers with his family and loved ones….🙏🙏🙏
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 24, 2019
Marjaavan actor Riteish was also among the first few to express his condolence as the politician passed away after a prolonged illness.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 24, 2019
Deeply saddened by the sad demise of Arun Jaitley ji.
A dynamic leader, a thorough gentleman and our former Finance Minister. Very kindly, he had come over to meet me and we spoke for a long time. Will cherish those memories. Heartfelt condolences to the family. pic.twitter.com/DIhrkgnKms
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 24, 2019
Anil Kapoor remembered his first meeting with Jaitley as he condoled his death on Saturday. “Met Shri #ArunJaitley Ji almost 20 years back for the first time & have been his admirer ever since. His demise is a huge loss for our nation. Will be truly missed. My heartfelt condolences to the family. 🙏🏻” tweeted Kapoor.
Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the demise of #ArunJaitley sir. We have lost one of the prominent leaders today. My prayers are with his family and loved ones.
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) August 24, 2019
#ripArunJaitley thank u for everything u will be missed sir. Condolences to the family
Saddened to hear we lost a visionary and respectable leader today #ArunJaitley ji. Thoughts and prayers to the family 🙏🏼
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) August 24, 2019
Met Shri #ArunJaitley Ji almost 20 years back for the first time & have been his admirer ever since.
His demise is a huge loss for our nation.
Will be truly missed.
My heartfelt condolences to the family. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/XsBXwQnpj0
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 24, 2019
“Disheartened to hear about #ArunJaitley Ji’s demise. He will always be remembered as a dynamic visionary who was instrumental in shaping new India. Om Shanti 🙏” : #KanganaRanaut pic.twitter.com/5U15Cq0ued
— Team Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) August 24, 2019
Very sorry to hear about Mr. Arun Jaitley. Condolences to his family.
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) August 24, 2019
अत्यंत दुखद और पीड़ादायक पल हम सबके बीच में पूर्व वित्त मंत्री परम श्रद्धेय परम आदरणीय माननीय अरुण जेटली जी नहीं रहे शत-शत नमन अश्रुपूरित श्रद्धा सुमन अर्पित करता हूं🙏 pic.twitter.com/W1W14VlHdI
— Ravi Kishan (@ravikishann) August 24, 2019
Today we have lost a great human, and a great visionary, Shri Arun Jaitly.
This is a huge loss to the nation. May his soul rest in peace. #ArunJaitley
— Isha Koppikar (@ishakonnects) August 24, 2019
#RIPArunJaitley .. deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the respected parliamentarian & lawyer .. prayers with the family
RIP Arun Jaitley Ji! One of the most dynamic & articulate politicians ever! Will miss your point of view, the way you spoke & the dignity, so rare in today’s times! A big loss! JaiHind!
— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) August 24, 2019
Absolutely heartbreaking to hear about the sudden demise of Shri Arun Jaitley Ji. The nation has lost a leader today. My deepest condolences to the family and loved ones in this hour of grief.
— रanviर_ डhoरeय_ (Ranvir Shorey) (@RanvirShorey) August 24, 2019
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) August 24, 2019
RIP Arun Jaitley!