Arun Jaitley Demise: Anil Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh and Other Bollywood Celebs Mourn Former Finance Minister's Death
Bollywood mourns former Finance minister Arun Jaitley's demise (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away at 66. He breathed his last at All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Saturday. The late BJP leader was in a critical condition and was admitted in the hospital on August 9. The news of his demise left the nation teary-eyed. The social media feed is filled with the messages of condolence. Bollywood celebs like Arjun Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Anil Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Sunny Deol, Shatrughan Sinha tweeted paid tribute. Arun Jaitley Dies at 66: Former FM Was PM Narendra Modi's Go-To Man Who Had Friends on Both Sides of the Aisle.

The Housefull 4 actor took Twitter to write, "Deeply saddened by the passing away of Shri #ArunJaitley ji... deepest condolences to the family & loved ones." On the other hand, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha actor, Sunny Deol shared on the micro-blogging site, "Nation loses another great leader. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.#ArunJaitley." Check out the tweets below.

Arjun Kapoor's Tweet

Anil Kapoor's Tweet

Sidharth Malhotra's Tweet

Riteish Deshmukh's Tweet

Sunny Deol's Tweet

Shatrughan Sinha's Tweet

Adnan Sami's Tweet

Jaitley was being monitored by a team of experts including endocrinologist, nephrologist and cardiologist in the hospital. Due to ailing health, the senior BJP leader was not a part of the Modi-led government at the Centre. He had undergone a renal transplant on May 14 last year at AIIMS. In September 2014, he underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.