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B-town mourns legendary Omar Sharif’s demise

Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and Randeep Hooda took to Twitter to mourn the death of Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif.

By: IANS | Mumbai |
July 11, 2015 12:55:56 pm
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Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and Randeep Hooda took to Twitter to mourn the death of Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif. While some remembered him as a “true gentleman”, there are others who called him the “towering personality.”

Sharif , who came into the limelight with his role in David Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia” and the lead role in “Doctor Zhivago”, died of a cardiac arrest on Friday, aged 83.

Remembering his unmatched journey in the entertainment industry, many Bollywood celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to offer condolence on his death. Here’s what they tweeted:

Anupam Kher:

Madhur Bhandarkar:

Shekhar Kapur:

Raveena Tandon wrote: “Rip Omar Sharif” Randeep Hooda:

Kabir Bedi:

Anup Soni:

Ashoke Pandit:

Born Michel Demetri Chalhoub on April 10, 1932 in a Catholic family of Lebanese descent, Sharif started his career in Egyptian films in 1953 with “Sira Fi al-Wadi” (“The Blazing Sun”) opposite leading actress Faten Hamama, whom he married in 1954 after converting to Islam.

He worked in over 20 films before being approached for the role of Sharif Ali in “Lawrence of Arabia” (1962) which was his first Hollywood movie.

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