Everyone was shocked when Apollo Hospital in Chennai declared the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa through a press release. The social media was poured with condolence messages on Tuesday. Not only politicians but singers, actors, and spokesperson also mourned on Twitter.
"Deeply grieved at the passing of Jayalalitha Ji... a strong woman... Jayalalitha Ji (is) the only chief minister of a state that celebrated 100 years of Indian Cinema .. from all regions .. most admirable!" Amitabh Bachchan said on Twitter.
Actor Rajnikanth also offered his condolence on Twitter. The South Indian actor, who also has a cult-following in South India said:
Bollywood singer Kailash Kher tweeted, "CM Jayalalithaa still lives in millions of heart. A politician with the soul of an artist. May your soul rest in peace."
South Indian actor Dhanush called her demise as "the end of the most inspirational era of Tamil Nadu politics". "#RIPAmma you leave behind a vast vaccum. #IronLady #Shattered," he tweeted.
Actress Gautami also tweeted about the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu:
"Very upset to hear about Jayalalitha's passing away. She was strong, had tremendous will power and carved a special niche for herself in politics." Actress and politician Hema Malini tweeted on Tuesday night.
"Prayers for maintenance of peace in Tamil Nadu. Strength to near and dear ones. #RIPAmma," Cricketer Virender Sehwag tweeted.
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle also offered his condolences to Jayalalithaa. He tweeted:
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BY M. DIVYA SRI