Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Celebrities mourn death of Suchitra Sen

Bollywood celebrities pay tribute to legendary actress Suchitra Sen


Celebrities mourn death of Suchitra Sen (© Movietalkies)

Mumbai: Popular names from filmdom, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Bipasha Basu, Shoojit Sircar and Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter to condole the death of Bengali cinema legend Suchitra Sen, who died at a Kolkata nursing home early Friday following a massive cardiac arrest.

Sen was 82-years-old. In her three-decade-long career she had created magic on the big screen with 52 Bengali films and seven Hindi movies, which included classics like 'Devdas' and 'Aandhi'.

Here's what the celebrities had to say:

Amitabh Bachchan: Suchitra Sen - beauty, talent, enigmatic - she adorned film world of Bengal with exquisite performances, graced Hindi films too!

Sridevi: Actor par excellence, a divine beauty, a legend, an icon who will inspire generations to come. RIP Suchitra Sen.

Madhuri Dixit: RIP Suchitra Sen. Indian cinema will miss you.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Suchitra Sen will always be remembered for her remarkable performances in 'Devdas', 'Aandhi', 'Mamta' and immense contribution to Bengali cinema. RIP.

Shoojit Sircar: RIP Suchitra Sen. Real inspiration...how to detach yourself from the stardom and film world ... spiritual power.

Bipasha Basu: RIP Suchitra Sen! Real beauty. Strength to the family.

Onir: Suchitra Sen epitomises the title of one of her films 'Deep Jwele Jaai'. Remember her in the haunting song 'Aai raat tomar amar'. My mother looks so devastated with the news of the demise of Suchitra Sen. I can see in her how a generation loved her.

Aanand L. Rai: RIP Suchitra Sen.

Manoj Bajpayee: RIP Suchitra Sen! There is so much to learn from your life and your work! You will be missed.

Goldie Behl: Tere bina zindagi se koyi shikwa to nahi. RIP Suchitra Sen.

Rohit Roy: A legend leaves us. My all time favourite actress. Suchitra Sen RIP.

Shweta Pandit: Another beauty par excellence and Mahanayika leaves us! RIP Suchitra Sen.

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