B-town condoles ‘Doctor Zhivago’ star Omar Sharif’s death
Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities Rishi Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Randeep Hooda and Raveena Tandon, among others have expressed grief over the demise of Hollywood legend Omar Sharif.
The 73-year-old “Lawrence of Arabia” actor died of a heart attack yesterday in Cairo, Egypt.
“The greatest movie introduction of all time. Don’t make stars/films like that anymore. #RIPOmarSharif #LawrenceOfArabia,” tweeted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.
Kher posted on his Twitter page, “With Omar Sharif’s passing away, kindness of emotions & warmth of heart has also moved away from cinema. RIP Dost.”
Kabir Bedi, who shared screen space with the late actor in “Ashanti”, tweeted a picture of him with Sharif and
captioned it, saying, “Omar Sharif remains a hero for me, from “Lawrence of Arabia”, to three films I did with him, to the day he passed away.
Actor Randeep Hooda wrote, “RIP #OmarSharif.Superstar, Gentleman,Icon. An”Arab”who never let his voice or image be misused by idiots. Marhabaaaa!!”
“RIP. THE GREAT OMAR SHARIF!” tweeted Kapoor. Tandon wrote, “Rip Omar Sharif.”
“Humshakals” director Sajid Khan posted on Twitter page “Suave,stylish,charming… Even as a baddie… RIP.”