So far, Bollywood Celebrities are turning to the internet to pay tribute to Sydney Poitiers as they mourn his passing. Anil Kapoor took to his Twitter handle and shared a rare throwback picture of himself with the star. Calling him the idol of his childhood, Kapoor wrote, “Sydney Poitier, the idol of my childhood, the inspiration of a lifetime and the star of some of my favorite movies … forever your fans and admirers … relax in peace.”
Sydney Poet, my childhood idol, lifelong inspiration and star of some of my favorite movies … forever your fan and … https://t.co/zIRndiKxXU
– Anil Kapoor (AnilKapoor) 1641574068000
Anupam Kher recalled Poitier with a photo of her 2013 visit and shared, “I had the honor of meeting the legendary actor #SidneyPoitier in early 2013. He was humble, kind and generous to me for his time. We talked about Indian cinema. He was especially happy to know that I had a school of acting. I was on the moon when he said he would like to visit her one day. He was a wonderful actor, a remarkable person and had a great aura around him! Om Shanti! #ToSirWithLove #Actor #Oscar #Kind. ”
I had the honor of meeting the legendary actor #SidneyPoitier in early 2013. They were generous to me for their time. Ps https://t.co/aZEZxw1mnz
– Anupam Kher (nAnupamPKher) 1641609173000
Dia Mirza Added a picture of the late actor to his Instagram story and called him a ‘star, icon and legend’.
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