The fraternity of Bollywood woke up today to the saddening news of the demise of legendary singer Manna Dey today. The 94 year old legend who had been ailing for some time, passed away early today morning. Bollywood took to social networking site expressing their condolence and mourning the loss of yet another film legend.
Amitabh Bachchan: "Manna Dey, stalwart of the music world, passes away. Flooded with memories and his songs. In particular his rendition of Madhushala. Manna Dey RIP .. !! Prayers and condolences to loved ones and family ! Strange how we connect events of our life with his songs ! At work but shall keep a minutes silence, in Manna Dey's memory on set before we start .. !!"
Shabana Azmi: "Manna Dey had a unique voice. He will live on through his songs 'Ai Meri Zohra Jabeen', 'Dil ka haal suney dilwala', 'Poocho na kaise maine RIP'."
Shekhar Ravjiani: "The legend is no more…But he'll forever live in our hearts through his songs and his voice. RIP Sir Manna Dey."
Rajeev Khandelwal: "Just heard about Manna Dey! Another legend leaves his legacy behind. Will be remembered for generations to come."
Pritish Nandy: "Even when you know someone will soon go, when he actually does it breaks your heart. #MannaDey RIP."
Sangeeth Sivan: "RIP Manna Dey – can never forget the song "MANASA MYNE VAARU" from CHEMMEEN – always will live on through his great songs #MannaDey"
Kunal Kohli: "#mannadey last of the greats, along with Kishore, Rafi & Mukesh, passes away.RIP. 'ek chattur naar' to 'ae mere pyaare watan' what a range."
Mahesh Bhatt: "Manna Dey passes away. His voice shall linger forever.R.I.P."
Vishal Dadlani: "The world is a darker place, as one of the greatest musical lights to ever shine, has left us. May the immortal Manna De-saab rest in peace."
Madhur Bhandarkar: "Mannada, a Legendary singer with a golden voice, that ruled our hearts for decades, will be missed by all. Zindagi kaisi hai paheli haye."
Sunidhi Chauhan: "Heartbroken at Manna Da's shocking demise."
Zakir Hussain: "Last of the great voice of golden Bollywood has moved on. Manna Da will be missed and forever revered."
Kumar Taurani: "RIP…. #MannaDey GodBlessHisSoul"