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Subhash Ghai, Madhuri Dixit to other celebrities mourn Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj's demise

Celebrities pay tribute to Birju Maharaj Ji.

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Celebrities pay tribute to Birju Maharaj Ji.

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Celebrities pay tribute to Birju Maharaj Ji.

Yesterday night the living legend of Kathak, Birju Maharaj Ji passed away. A few days back Maharaj Ji was diagnosed with kidney disease and was on dialysis. He died of a heart attack. His grandson Swaransh Mishra informed him about his demise.

The classical singer and percussionist was Acchan Maharaj's son.

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As soon as the celebrities got to know about the demise of Birju Maharaj, they paid tribute to the legend.

Adnan Sami posted his pic of Twitter and wrote, "Extremely saddened by the news about the passing away of Legendary Kathak Dancer- Pandit Birju Maharaj ji.
We have lost an unparalleled institution in the field of the performing arts. He has influenced many generations through his genius.
May he rest in peace.🙏🖤

BirjuMaharaj"

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Subhash Ghai wrote, "My first learning from kathak dance maestro was in my college youth festival when he expressed a romantic conversation between lord krishna n radha thru his two eyes talking. I learnt ‘DANCE means body but soul is in eyes.
That’s y he was a Jagat guru in kathak💃🏽
RIP BIRJU SIR🙏🏽"

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Ashoke Pandit penned, "Sad to know about the demise of kathak legend & vocalist Padma Vibhushan Pandit #birjumaharaj ji after suffering a heart attack in Delhi.
Its an end of an era .
My heartfelt condolences to his family & near ones .
ॐ शान्ति !
🙏"

Yami Gautam wrote, "The legendary Pandit Birju Maharaj leaves behind a void that can never be filled. Thank you for your huge contribution to the world of Dance and inspiring so many like me with your art. You will be missed. Rest in peace Panditji, condolences to the family and friends."

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Madhuri Dixit wrote, "The legendary Pandit Birju Maharaj leaves behind a void that can never be filled. Thank you for your huge contribution to the world of Dance and inspiring so many like me with your art. You will be missed. Rest in peace Panditji, condolences to the family and friends."

May Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj's soul rest in peace!

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