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Bollywood celebrities condole Fidel Castro's death

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Calling him an "influential" and "revolutionary leader", filmmakers Hansal Mehta, and actor Siddharth condoled the death of Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution.

Castro was one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders. He has died aged 90.

"What a day for history buffs! #Fidel #Castro is dead! A man who literally toyed with 11 US presidents... Loved and hated equally! #Cuba," Siddharth posted on Twitter.

Bhandarkar wrote, "Death of Fidel Castro marks the end of an important era in Cuban history. An influential and a revolutionary leader. RIP."

Mehta added: "Almost travelled to Havana. Visa issues made me change plans. Wish I'd made it before the passing away of Fidel Castro."

"Whether you agreed or disagreed with Castro you couldn't help be mesmerised with his aura. A light is extinguished. Fidel Castro. RIP," fFilmmaker Nikkhil Advani tweeted.

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana said, "RIP Fidel Castro.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 15:28 IST