RIP Sheila Dikshit: Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Richa Chadha and Other Bollywood Celebs Mourn Former Delhi CM's Death
Raveena Tandon, Akshay Kumar, Richa Chadha (Photo Credits: Getty, Facebook)

The nation is in the state of shock to see the sudden demise of Delhi's former Chief Minister, Sheila Dixit. She passed away at the age of 81 on Saturday. Twitterati poured condolence messages for the senior politician. Bollywood celebs too could not contain their emotions and expressed utter grief on the death of Sheila Dixit. Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Urmila Matondkar, Richa Chadha are some of the first ones to tweet. Sheila Dikshit Dies at 81: Journey of The Woman Who Became Congress Warhorse in Delhi.

The Sooryavanshi actor took to the social media to express, "Extremely sad to know about the passing away of #SheilaDixit ji...she effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure. Heartfelt condolences to her family." Also, Raveena Tandon conveyed a message to her family saying, "Respect and prayers. Condolences to her family.Was a much respected and loved CM.Brought about a positive visible change in Delhi during her tenure. Rest in peace #sheiladixit . Om Shanti." Check out the tweets of the Bollywood celebs here.

Akshay Kumar

Raveena Tandon

Richa Chadha

Nimrat Kaur

Urmila Matondkar

Vivek Agnihotri

Sheila Dixit is known to be the longest-serving CM, holding the post for 15 years from 1998 to 2013. She also served as Governor of Kerala from March 2014 to August 2014. She suffered a cardiac arrest at 3.15 pm and breathed her last at 3.55 pm, as informed by Dr Ashok Seth, Director of Escorts Fortis.