While births and deaths are part and parcel of life, death seemed to cast a larger shadow in 2011 by virtue of the many famous deaths that took place.
And that too when the symbolic seven billionth baby was born!
The social networking universe also gave their own homage with status messages and links serving as millions of mini-obituaries.
Rest in Peace…
...Dev Anand, the man who entertained us with his inimitable style, smile and walk and whose film career (1946-2011) was longer than modern India's Independence, he was the young old man who was a film hero from his early twenties right through his late eighties ...
...Shammi Kapoor, the man whose Yahoo! made both Gulliver's Travels creatures and website of the same names look pale and who was probably the first suave crazy cool dude of Bollywood who could twist, rock, roll or simply go pop with any song..