Anti-apartheid hero and South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela died at his Johannesburg residence on Thursday. The 95-year-old Gandhian had been battling against lung infection for a long time. His death has shocked many Tollywood celebrities, who took to their Twitter pages to pay their tribute to his departed soul.
Actor Siddharth: One of the most beautiful souls to ever walk on the face of this planet is no more. RIP Madiba.
Actress-cum-producer Lakshmi Manchu: #Madiba u taught us perseverance and patience. A man w such great values. Thankq for ur life. RIP.
Actress Richa Gangopadhyay: NelsonMandela, RIP & may your words live on...
Actress Nikesha Patel: First thing morning woke up to some terrible news! South africa lost. "His greatest son" #RIP #nelson mandela
Actor Sumanth: "Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again." - Nelson Mandela #RIP
Actress Sneha Ullal: A gods son...Nelson Mandela no more. RIP "When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace." (Interview for Mandela, 1994)
Actor Harshavardhan Rane: "It always seems impossible until its done." RIP Nelson Mandela. The man who had balls to change world. Respect.
Comedian Vennela Kishore: RIP Nelson Mandela..a symbol of revolution, resistance and triumph over racial segregation. #respect
Filmmaker BVS Ravi: Once He said, "India,You gave us Gandhi! We gave you Mahatma." Remembered for ever, Nelson Mandela!!!
Actress Vidyu: RIP Mandela.. You brought some peace to this world that constantly tries to find it...
Costume designer Neeraja Kona: It always seems impossible until it's done" -- Nelson Mandela.....R.I.P.