Celebs mourn Pandit Ravi Shankar on Twitter

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Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music, died today in San Diego at the age of 92.

Celebs from various backgrounds took to Twitter to express their grief and pay their respect to the great legend.

Dr Manmohan Singh: Prime Minister condoles the passing away of Pandit Ravishankar - A national treasure and global ambassador of India's cultural heritage.

Narendra Modi: Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar was the legendary musician who gave new identity to Indian classical music. May his soul rest in peace.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Pandit Ravi Shankar was a legend in music and he took classical music to new heights.

Milind Deora: Being a maestro wasn't his only achievement. Pandit Ravi Shankar sold Brand India better than anyone else. RIP.

 

Karan Johar: RIP #Ravishankar....the man who made classical...eternal...

Mahesh Bhatt: Pandit Ravi Shankar a national treasure has "left us forever". But his music will resonate in the consciousness of the world forever!!

Siddharth: R.I.P Super Sitar Pandit Ravi Shankar. 12.12.12

Anupam Kher: Pt. Ravi Shankar's Sitar played for our souls. His music helped us sooth our nerves. His smile was like his music- DIVINE. RIP.

Shekhar Kapur: Pt. Ravi Shankar's music will live with us forever. Amazing man, Amazing artist. Amazing life, amazingly lived. Amazing creative force.

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