A string of personalities from the Indian film fraternity took to social media on Saturday afternoon to pay tributes to legendary star Sir Sean Connery, who passed away at the age of 90. Connery was the first actor and the original star to play fictional British spy James Bond created by author Ian Fleming. He starred in seven films starting from Dr No in 1962, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever.
Tributes are pouring in from all over the world with Hollywood celebs and Scottish and British political leaders paying homage to the legendary actor. Our Bollywood celebs who have been in awe of the veteran actor also mourned his demise. Abhishek Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Tara Sutaria, Nimrat Kaur, Randeep Hooda, Mahesh Babu, Venkatesh Daggubati, Venkat Prabhu, Sai Dharam Tej, Puneeth Rajkumar, Sujoy Ghosh, Sudheer Babu, Sophie Choudry, Kunal Kohli, Raghu Ram, Aftab Shivdasani, Adnan Sami and several others paid tributes to the actor. Check out their posts below:
We’ve lost another legend today. After watching Highlander I hoped he’d remain immortal. He will live on through his immense work. #RIP Sean Connery. There will never be a better Bond than you.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) October 31, 2020
— Sudheer Babu (@isudheerbabu) October 31, 2020
Grown up watching James Bond Movies, Sir #SeanConnery RIP
— Puneeth Rajkumar (@PuneethRajkumar) October 31, 2020
— Venkatesh Daggubati (@VenkyMama) October 31, 2020
— Sai Dharam Tej (@IamSaiDharamTej) October 31, 2020
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) October 31, 2020
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) October 31, 2020
how does one even thank sean connery for all the films...
— sujoy ghosh (@sujoy_g) October 31, 2020
The original Bond ! James Bond. Sir #SeanConnery Rests !
Goodbye 007 and thank you.
— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) October 31, 2020
This is so heartbreaking...
Sir Sean Connery, one of my childhood favourite actors has passed away.
He was an amazing actor & amongst his many iconic roles, he was indeed, the best James Bond EVER!!
May his soul rest in peace...#SeanConnery pic.twitter.com/YPbRJnqqCV
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) October 31, 2020
The legend Sir Sean Connery, the first and best James Bond, Indiana Jones father Henry Jones Sr. The incredible Jim Malone in The Untouchables are a few of the incredible incredible characters he brought to life. Will always stay with me. Thank you. RIP. #ripseanconnery pic.twitter.com/2p3Qr7yvzW
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) October 31, 2020
— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) October 31, 2020
This year just continues to get worse... My fave..absolute legend... the best 007 there ever was & one of the few actors who transcended Bond to give other memorable performances. The epitome of style and charisma.. RIP #SeanConnery pic.twitter.com/ShO5sBDzla
— Sophie C (@Sophie_Choudry) October 31, 2020
— Raghu Ram (@tweetfromRaghu) October 31, 2020
— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) October 31, 2020
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) October 31, 2020