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Bollywood, Hollywood remember comic legend Stan Lee

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 13 Nov 2018 7:30 AM GMT

Bollywood, Hollywood remember comic legend Stan Lee
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Los Angeles: Many Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities mourned the death of comic creator Stan Lee who breathed his last on Monday.

Celebrities including Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds, Shekhar Kapur, Sonam Kapoor, Athiya Shetty and Sidharth Malhotra paid their emotional tributes to the comic visionary.

Stan Lee first created the Fantastic Four which was followed by Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and Daredevil.

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Below are what the celebrities Tweeted:

Sonam Kapoor: "Nuff said" Stan Lee.

Sidharth Malhotra: Farewell Stan Lee. The superhero of dreams, imagination and creativity. You will live forever. RIP Stan Lee.

Rana Daggubati: And today my Universe mourns! RIP Stan Lee one of the greatest influencers of my life and our times.

Taapsee Pannu: Today we lost the hero of my favourite films. Stan Lee. I almost believed he is a super hero who will never leave us... Along with him, my dream of meeting him, to discover a super power I always dreamt of having, will rest in peace forever and ever.

Esha Gupta: Can't b'lieve an era is over... thankful we were all blessed to be in this era Stan Lee.

Kunal Kohli: Stan Lee. As little kids we did not know the hero who created our heroes. The heroes he made, made super heroes out of actors.He made our childhood and keeps the child in us living forever. Stan Lee far more than a superhero forever. RIP.

Vir Das: Rest in peace Stan Lee You are Marvel's greatest hero.

Armaan Malik: I am not feeling sad about Stan Lee because he is never going to be leaving us. In every character that he conceptualised there lives a part of him. Thank you for creating your own universe here on earth and making us believe in your Marvel Stan Lee RIP sir.

Robert Downey Jr., who first began portraying "Iron Man" in 2008 and launched the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, posted an image on Instagram with Lee.

"Owe it all to you. Rest in peace Stan," he captioned the image.

Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said: "Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created. A superhero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain and to connect."

'Thor' actor Chris Hemsworth shared an image of Lee in Thor's traditional helmet while holding the hammer, Mjolnir.

"RIP my friend. Thank you for the incredible adventures your stories took all of us on. My love and support goes out to all your friends and family," he wrote.

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Ryan Reynolds, who plays Deadpool in the 'X-Men' franchise, shared a photograph of Lee's cameo in the latest "Deadpool" movie and wrote: "Damn... RIP Stan. Thanks for everything."

Randeep Hooda: Thank you for the Marvel universe... For making us see super heroes in all of us RIP Stan Lee.

Dia Mirza: What would the world be without Stan Lee. RIP.

Chris Evans, who plays Captain America wrote: "There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so many lives."

Athiya Shetty: Forever superhero, Stan Lee.

Siddharth: Exelsior. Stan Lee -- legend the super hero rests.

Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios, emphasised Lee's importance to his own career.

"No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee. Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all. Our thoughts are with his daughter, his family, and his millions of fans."

Benedict Cumberbatch, who joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the titular "Doctor Strange" said: "Stan Lee's imagination has held generations in its thrall. He was a kind, generous and funny man and it was an honour to meet him. My love and thoughts to his family."

"Wolverine" star Hugh Jackman wrote: "We've lost a creative genius. Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero universe. I'm proud to have been a small part of his legacy and... to have helped bring one of his characters to life."

"Guardians of the Galaxy" star Chris Pratt thanked him for the world he created, "Thanks for everything Stan Lee! What a life, so well lived. I consider myself extraordinarily lucky to have gotten to meet you and to have played in the world you created."

Tom Holland, who plays Marvel's latest iteration of Spiderman wrote: "How many millions of us are indebted to this guy, none more so than me. The father of Marvel has made so many people so incredibly happy. What a life and what a thing to have achieved. Rest in peace Stan."

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Shekhar Kapur: The man that started the idea of superheroes.. the originator of those mythic characters... Stan Lee RIP. Had the opportunity to spend time and work with him too. He loved Indian Mythology.

Arjun Kapoor: The man who made me believe heroes exist around us and within us. Thank you Stan Lee for giving us the hope and belief we all love latching onto... RIP Stan you will always be the worlds first super hero!

Actor Jeremy Renner who plays Hawkeye in the "Avengers" franchise honoured him with a photograph.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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