Southern superstar Rajinikanth has condoled the death of Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray.
In a handwritten note, Rajinikanth said, "Sri Bala Saab Thackeray was a great leader and a father figure to many, including me. This is a great loss to all.
"My heartfelt condolences to all his family members and followers all over the world. My prayers for his soul to rest in peace at the feet of the Lord."