Bollywood mourns the death of People’s President APJ Abdul Kalam

Bharat Ratna, Missile Man and People’s President, APJ Abdul Kalam, passed away following a massive heart attack in Shillong on Monday.

Bollywood stars took to Twitter to pay their heartfelt tributes to the former President of India, a man who didn’t want his presidency to be extended because he wants to teach, educate and interact with the youth of the country.

RIP no longer meant ‘Rest in Peace’, but was now the short form of ‘Return If Possible’ for a man whose presence will forever be missed.

Before the celebrity tweets, do read what the President, Pranab Mukerjee, and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, had to say about the late Dr Kalam.

President: The passing away of former President of India, Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is a deep personal loss for me. We have lost a great son of India who dedicated his entire life for the welfare of the motherland and its people. Dr. Kalam was a peopleís President during his lifetime and will remain so even after his death. Dr. Kalamís warmth, humility and simple ways endeared him to one and all. Dr. Kalam had a special love for children; constantly inspired youth through motivational speeches/personal interaction. Dr. Kalam will be long remembered for his contributions as an eminent scientist, administrator, educationist & writer. Dr. Kalamís achievements as leader of Indiaís defence research establishment vastly enhanced safety & security of nation.

Prime Minister: India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President & above all an inspiring individual. RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. My mind is filled with so many memories, so many interactions with him. Always marvelled at his intellect, learnt so much from him. Dr. Kalam enjoyed being with people; people & youngsters adored him. He loved students & spent his final moments among them.

Amitabh Bachchan: A brilliant mind, a child like demeanour, simple caring and loved by all .. ex POI passes away .. PRAYERS.

Salman Khan: Never had the opportunity to meet Kalam saab but always loved and respected him. As scientist and as president, Kalam saab was a true inspiration for many generations of Indians. When your heart says you should meet someone, don’t delay. I always wanted to meet Kalam saab and I should have made the effort. My loss. I will miss Kalam saab. India will miss him.

Shah Rukh Khan: So sad to hear about the Gurdaspur terror attack & now the news of Dr. Kalam’s demise. May Allah bring peace upon all.

Priyanka Chopra: “They say Good & Great are seldom in the same man. Dr Kalam was the epitome of both. A big loss for India. May his beautiful soul Rest in Peace.”

A.R. Rahman: Dr. Kalam, when you became the president, you gave the word ‘hope’ a new meaning for Indians… Today, we have lost a great leader who inspired our young minds to feel that we live in the greatest nation on the Earth and that each one of them can achieve great things… May the creator lead you to heaven.

Anupam Kher: Thank you Dr. Kalam for your wisdom, for your inspirational life, for your generosity, for your patriotism & for your teachings. #MyHero

Kabir Bedi: Saluting the memory of APJ Abdul Kalam, India’s most loved President, a truly inspirational Bharat Ratna. RIP @APJAbdulKalam.

Sajid Khan: He was in politics,but was never a politician..R.I.P. APJ ABDUL KALAM SAAB…a great human being.

Meiyang Chang: Few people are admired so universally. Thank you Dr. Abdul Kalam for inspiring us. And now you fly on Wings of Fire to your final abode. RIP.

Mohit Chauhan: Dr #Kalam the real rockstar and a true icon for millions of Indians esp the youth… we shall miss ur benign presence and ur vision. RIP sirYou will live in our hearts forever sir. And forever inspire us. RIP Kalam saheb.

Abhishek Bachchan: RIP Dr. Kalam. Huge loss to us all.

Divya Dutta: Not one person Awho’s not tweeting abt dr kalam! A truly loved n admired person!! By all! Unanimously!!! Rare n special! RIP sir!

Shreya Ghoshal: Dr. Abdul Kalam inspired millions with his intellect n vision. You taught our nation that knowledge is power. We are indebted to you. RIP.

Neha Dhupia: An author, a teacher, a scientist and one of the best presidents India has ever seen… RIP Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Madhur Bhandarkar: I consider myself fortunate that I had the honor & the privilege of receiving two National Awards at the hands of Shri Abdul Kalam. RIP, Sir.

Kunal Kemmu: A great mind and an inspiration to millions. Keep shining your light from the other side you are our brightest star. APJ Abdul Kalam – RIP.

Farhan Akhtar: Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of one of the most inspirational Indians of our time, former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. RIP.

Ayushmann Khurrana: The silver lining of this era. An epitome of righteousness, intelligence & wisdom. A rare gem. A big loss. Thanks for everything sir. #Kalam.

Anushka Sharma: Very sad to hear about the passing of APJ Abdul Kalam. Loss of an inspiring visionary and a wonderful soul. May his soul RIP.

Sujoy Ghosh: RIP Dr. Kalam. In respect of one the greatest Indian to walk this earth.

Adnan Sami: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam loved every element of life. Amongst many things, he preached “Unity of Minds through Music”. RIP.

Lara Dutta Bhupathi: RIP APJ Kalam. A visionary, a man of honour and Indias pride. Salute! #Respect

Sushmita Sen: What a glorious life!!Greatness lead by example!!#Respect#Salute d life n divine grace of Mr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam #Godspeed

Manoj Bajpayee: His contribution in putting India on top has been immense incomparable. We bow down to true son of this nation. RIP Kalam sahib!

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31 Comments

  • We love you so much sir.. we always proud of you and always remember you. Today is a very bad day for our country, we are already missing a diamond like you

  • anushka sharma shows her real face after her tweet for MR kalam
    she proves that today’s heroine jst know to show of there figure and earn money
    nothing else
    they don’t have any respect for their country and country people. they just show off them on social side or press meet .
    RIP APJ SIR

  • A really success story. Worked his way up from the bottom, all the way to the top..RIP

    Btw, sad for his family, friends and all the ones who loved and supported him. My thoughts and prayers to all.

    P.S All of us must always remember..tomorrow is not promised to anyone. Love everyone, don’t hate anyone.

  • HE is MY favourite president among all.this is greatest loss for the country of all time.peoples like KALAM once born in a millennium.so salute to THIS LEGEND and let’s PRAY,GOD place HIS SACRED SOUL IN HEAVEN.

  • He was a true inspiration for all

    He will live forever in our hearts

    Aamar pronam grohon korun hey mahamanab

  • India’s Greatest President Ever,the one who united the youth and inspired like no one other..
    His books Wings of Fire(autobiography) and Ignited minds are a must read.

    RIP Sir Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam

  • Kalam sir was True Bharat Ratna. He will be remembered forever. Khuda unhe Jannat naseeb karein.

  • Feeling very sad since yesterday , words r not coming out , RIP sir , u will remain immortal in every true Indian’s heart! There wouldn’t be another human like APJ Abdul kalam , no never ever!

  • kalam sir is a true patriot and inspiration to all he is a pride of india may his soul rest in peace.

  • Yesterday bhai was supporting criminals
    but now he is just trying to show off lol
    btw, where is the ‘ so called ‘ aamir khan
    I think he doesn’t even want to mourn
    a person’s dead … huge shame …!!

    We people are in huge loss …. to be
    really straight forward person ….
    if we are really what God wants us to be
    then we can expect a life without problems and pain ….!!
    but unfortunately not only non muslims,
    but also some Muslims do big sins which
    can’t be forgiven….!!!
    I assure all of indicine users we all will burn in hell forever including myself …
    huh can’t write any more …!!
    next world is too dangerous for the those people who never did right deeds …
    but for those who always do the right things will be a comfortable place endlessly …..!!!
    Rip his soul.

  • Indeed a gr8 loss..!! One of the finest human beings in the world!! Brilliance n simplicity!! May almighty grant u with the best of heaven!! .. a true bharat ratna!!

  • Salman ke twitter me kuchh to locha hai bosss…..cause after the yakub menon incident……suddenly how his english become so correct….. I think some one else is handling is account aftr tht incident….

  • Immensely loved person.. Bought a great respect to the president post. May his soul rest in peace…

    Sir we are inspired by your words…

  • @ javed – why should Aamir write on his death? it is his choice. how many who tweeting are really sad. will they don’t eat today? no. so if aamir didn’t like write what’s your problem?

  • APJ Kalam sir, May Almighty guides your soul to heaven !!!!!!! RIP

    I request all fans (specially @javed and @Romance) to stay away from any off topic on this page.

  • So sad that we missed one of the greatest presidents of our country as well as a great human being. RIP his soul and god bless him in heaven. He was the inspiration for many many people for so many things and a true legend of India.

  • Aamir khan received a padma shree award from missile man of India Dr. Apj Abdul kalam. So Definitely aamir will twit soon.

  • @javed if you have little bit of common sense than you shod understand that its not possible for everyone to tweet at the same time. Aamir has received padma shri award from Mr. Abdul Kalam so why would he not mourn him? He has great respect for him and he will do it so just shut your nonsense and just wait. He has always tweeted and mourned any celebrity or legend’s demise in the past. So apply some common sense, all you know is making senseless predictions and mindless childish comments.

  • when she re-shaped her lips it was like a traumatic condition of her so she is unable to do a right thing. how silly is that.

  • A true bharat ratna in every sense A LEGEND…RIP SIR…I m quit impressed with d book WINGS OF FIRE…AWESOME ONE …MUST READ FOR A YOUTH….

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