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Bollywood mourns Steve Jobs’ demise

Bollywood mourns Steve Jobs’ demise
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Oct 06 2011. 05 34 PM IST

A note is placed on the window of an Apple store in Munich October 6, 2011. Apple co-founder and former CEO SteveJobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on Wednesday at
A note is placed on the window of an Apple store in Munich October 6, 2011. Apple co-founder and former CEO SteveJobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on Wednesday at
Updated: Thu, Oct 06 2011. 05 34 PM IST
Mumbai: Several Bollywood personalities took to Twitter to mourn the death of visionary Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs.
“RIP Steve Jobs - the man, the visionary, the creator & the genius that gave the world the Apple technology. May God be with your family, for my family and I have enjoyed your work for many years now. You opened so many doors and gave the world so much with your expertise. Thank you Steve,” actor Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter.
A note is placed on the window of an Apple store in Munich October 6, 2011. Apple co-founder and former CEO SteveJobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on Wednesday at the age of 56, after a years-long and highly public battle with cancer and other health issues. Photo: Reuters
“Steve Job made a person like me too, feel complete tech savvy. That was the ease of his brilliant mind. (I) will miss his persona. RIP,” veteran actor, Anupam Kher, said.
“Thank you Steve Jobs for making our lives so much easier. Your vision and aesthetic will live on forever. RIP,” actor-director-producer, Farhan Akhtar, said.
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, tweeted, “Mr. Steve Jobs please don’t RIP and work towards inventing something where there can be life beyond death so that we all can be spared from the deathly RIP tweets.”
“RIP Steve Jobs, you are immortal now. As an Apple-ite from earliest days, your passing feels like a death in the family,” veteran actor, Kabir Bedi, said.
Actress, Sonam Kapoor, said, “No one comes close to your brilliance and creativity.”
“Innovation & technology have lost their greatest champion yet,” actor, Ranvir Shorey, tweeted.
Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, “An APPLE with one ‘BYTE’ eaten out of it - will always be in front on me for the rest of my life. Thank you STEVE JOBS – RIP - your FAN.”
“I feel like I lost someone I knew today. I guess whenever we lose a genius a great talent/visionary, the world feels like a lesser place,” singer, Sophie Choudry, said.
Actor Dino Morea, said, ”(I) watched most of his key note speeches, brilliance personified. Thank you Mr Jobs for the - ipod, iphone, imac, and ipad. Now I am sad.”
“The only thing I insisted on buying knowing I didn’t ‘need it’ was a Macbook. They don’t make Macbook anymore n nor do they make Steve Jobs!,” actress, Shahana Goswami, said.
Music director, Vishal Dadlani, said, “There is a lesson in the grace with which Steve Jobs prepared for today. Death comes to everyone, but it is how we meet it that defines us.”
“Steve Jobs... reincarnate soon!” actress Neha Dhupia tweeted.
Even other celebrities like Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor, Minissha Lamba, Dia Mirza, Shirish Kunder, Anubhav Sinha and others prayed for the departed soul.
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First Published: Thu, Oct 06 2011. 05 34 PM IST