Karunanidhi passed away today on August 7, 2018, at the age of 94 and left the nation in deep sadness and grief. The 5-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was well respected and loved by the people for his work in developing the state, and the leader has left a deep void to fill. Our very own Bollywood celebrities such as Riteish Deshmukh, Madhavan, Adnan Sami, Aasif Sheikh and Karwaan actor Dulquer Salman tweeted their condolences.
View the tweets below.
Saddened By Karunanidhi's Death, Says Riteish Deshmukh
"Today India has lost one of its tallest leaders. Deeply saddened by the passing away of Kalaignar Karunanidhi ji. Deepest condolences to the family and loved ones. His contribution to the state of Tamil Nadu, its people has been immense. True Champion of Tamil pride. RIP Sir," he tweeted.
Madhavan's Heartfelt Tribute To The Leader
"Saddened hearing the demise of one of this Nations Most dynamic leader and writer. May his soul Rest In Peace. Condolences to the entire party, family and supporters," he tweeted.
Karunanidhi Was A Giant, Says Adnan Sami
"Saddened to learn the news of the passing away of Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi ji. My heartfelt condolences to the family and the people of Tamil Nadu. He was a giant. May he rest in peace.🙏#RIPKalaignar," he tweeted.
Karwaan Actor Dulquer Salmaan
"End of an era ! Kalaignar was such an essential part of the fabric of Chennai and Tamil Nadu. All of us who've lived there will feel an inexplicable loss. RIP," he tweeted.
Aasif Sheikh Says It's A Big Loss To The Nation
"Rest in peace. Mass leader. Big loss for the nation #Kalaignar #karunanidhi," he tweeted.
Karunanidhi's death marks the end of an era and we hope and pray his family members and loved ones stay strong in these hard times.