Shameful that Husain couldn't be in homeland: Twitterati

Husain, who left the country in 2006 after death threats from Hindu radicals over his nude paintings of Indian deities, died Thursday morning in a London hospital. He was 95. This is what twitterati said:

Actor Rahul Bose: Husain passes away. We hang our heads partly in grief and partly in shame for not being able to let him spend his last days in this country.

Actor Pooja Bedi: I'm deeply saddened that one of India's greatest artists MF hussain died! And even more saddened fanaticism kept him away from India till death.
Omar Abdullah: RIP M.F. Husain. I'll never forget the privilege of watching you paint in Sanawar all those years ago.

Shashi Tharoor: Deeply saddened by passing of M F Husain. Giant of Indian art and wonderful personality, creative till his last breath at 95. A grt loss for India
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to hear renowned legendary artist M.F. Husain passes away, RIP!!!

Composer Vishal Dadlani: MF Husain, RIP. Apologies for the lack of understanding your home country showed you. There was nothing vulgar about Husain's work. Pity that some illiterate people who saw his stuff had dirty minds.

Actress Celine Jaitley: My God, what a tragic loss... Husain saab is no more... I met him last in Dubai at the Emirates Towers some months ago... just cannot believe it.
Abhishek Bachchan: Very sad to hear of the passing of M F Hussain saab. A wonderful person and a great artist. May his soul rest in peace.

Shekhar Kapur: MF Husain who seemed ageless, painting till his last days leaves us with 1 of India's greatest legacy of Art.

Dev Anand: Very sad to hear that the great M.F.Husain is no more, RIP.
Actor Aftab Shivdasani: "Legendary Painter M.F. Husain passed away. May his soul rest in peace... My prayers for him and his family.

Fashion photographer Atul Kasbekar: I hope Husain saab can b allowed to finally rest in his homeland. Will miss you sir. U have been a tremendous source of energy n inspiration.
Actor Ranvir Shorey: RIP, MF Husain, son, lover and nemesis of India.
Actress Neha Dhupia: The end of yet another genius, MF Husain RIP.

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