Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away in New Delhi on Thursday (August 16) evening after a prolonged illness. The 93-year-old was on life support system and had been undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for the last nine weeks.

From the moment the news broke, the entire country went into mourning. Celebrities have taken to their social media accounts to pay last respects to the departed BJP leader. From Shah Rukh Khan to Anil Kapoor, several celebs expressed their grief.

Shah Rukh Khan

Anil Kapoor

Lata Mangeshkar

Sanjay Dutt

Priyanka Chopra

Farhan Akhtar

Dia Mirza

Ekta Kapoor