Bollywood mourns Yash Chopra's demise

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Bollywood celebs took to Twitter to pay their condolences to legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra who passed away on Sunday evening.

Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar): I'm in shock and numb, can't believe the news, the man who immortalised love, Mr. Yash Chopra is no more. May his soul rest in peace. My deepest condolences to the family.

Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit1): Just got the news that Yashji passed on. He was one of the giants of cinema. My deepest condolences to his family. We will all miss him.

Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan): T 906 - Yash Chopra passes away .. Just now a hour ago ..

Shilpa Shetty (@TheShilpaShetty): Just heard the tragic news of Yash uncle passing away. The epitome of Romance a great man...will miss him dearly. R.I.P Yash Uncle

Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj): Yash ji is no more with us in this world.numbed to hear this just when i arrive in mumbai.what a loss!may you rest in peace yash ji.

Sophie Choudry (@Sophie_Choudry): In absolute shock to hear about Yashji! The King of Romance,he made us all fall in love with the magic of movies. May his soul RIP. Prayers

Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi): Shocked and saddened by the death of yash ji. My heart goes out to his family - he touched so many lives both personally and through cinema.

Shruti Haasan (@shrutihaasan): RIP yashji thankyou for the magic

Mandira Bedi (@mandybedi): Very sad to hear about Yashji. He was such an affectionate and kind person.. So big hearted and forever smiling. RIP, the King of Romance. ?

Gul Panag (@GulPanag): Yash Chopra ;( #legend

Ameesha Patel (@ameesha_patel): I just can't believ that the king of romance yash chopra just passed away..shocking n immensely painful news

Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk): RIP Yash ji. The real heartbeat of Indian cinema halts this day. Thank you sir for filling the romantic void on the celluloid. #immortal

Ayesha Takia Azmi (@Ayeshatakia): RIP Yash Chopra ji.

Sushmita Sen (@thesushmitasen): Mr. Yash Chopra..a legend of love and love stories passes away :( my condo

Vishal Dadlani (@V1SH4L): Yash Chopra saab was a living legend in the truest sense of the word, and yet, such a cool guy! Was an honour to have met you, Sir. RIP.

Boman Irani (@bomanirani): If you asked him for a favor, he would be the one following it up. Then when you thanked him, he would fend it off with a joke..everytime!!!

Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh): My first director :( remember the way he pampered me as a child in VIJAY. Worked for him. I love him truly. An inspiration FOREVER ! :( :(

Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor): Rip yashji. #jabtakhaijaan

Published by HT Syndication with permission from Hindustan Times.