Bollywood celebrities took to twitter and expressed their grief over his demise.
A.R. Rahman: Indian classical music has lost its chief ambassador and India it's Bharat Ratna...May God bless his soul!
Priyanka Chopra: The end of an era in music. We have lost too many legends this year. My condolences to the family. R.I.P. Shri Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Karan Johar: R.I.P. Ravi Shankar, the man who made classical, eternal.
Mahesh Bhatt: Pandit Ravi Shankar a national treasure has 'left us forever'. But his music will resonate in the consciousness of the world forever.
Rituparno Ghosh: This morning had an unearthly kind of beauty to it, perhaps a morning raga to celebrate the passing of Ravi Shankar. RIP.
Kailash Kher: Pandit Ravi Shankar synonym of music is no more, he has made Sitar (Indian Instrument) international with dignity and Pride. God bless his soul.
Shekhar Kapur: Pandit Ravi Shankar completely abandoned himself to creativity in his art. Living in vibrations, his was a spirit then, and a spirit now.
Anupam Kher: Pandit Ravi Shankar's sitar played for our souls. His music helped us sooth our nerves. His smile was like his music - Divine. RIP.
Rahul Bose: With Pandit Ravi Shankar's passing, passes an era. First heard him as a kid in (the year)1980. He leaves us all permanently enriched.
Vishal Dadlani: The world's best-known exponent of Indian music, he influenced the Beatles, and hence everything since! RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Anubhav Sinha: Only mortal connection some people have with this world is their birth. Then they live forever. Thanks for living forever Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Aadesh Shrivastava: The god of Music, who live his life as inspiration in the music world, he was rare. Pandit Ravi Shankar's demise. May god bless his soul. RIP.
Madhur Bhandarkar: Saddened by the loss of brilliance. RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar. The sitar maestro will be missed. Strength to the family.
Jackky Bhagnani: RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Ehsaan Noorani: Ravi Shankar, the maestro has begun his journey to the stars what this man did for Indian music globally is something to remember.
Lisa Ray: RIP Pandit Ravi Shankar. Grateful for the music maestro.
Siddharth: R.I.P. Sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar.