"I zarur Gaya hai film shair me," read his tweet dated 2 Dec written on the lines of a famous song from his Hindi movie - Tere Ghar Ke Saamne.
The actor (@itsmedevanand ) was very active on the micro-blogging site and was often seen interacting with people/fans on Twitter.
Dev Anand's death sent shockwaves across Bollywood.
"An era has come to an end ...Dev Anand leaves a void never perhaps to be filled again... his never give up belief, his joy of life!," read Amitabh Bachchan's tweet.
"Had just met Dev Saheb at his premiere recently .. he was weak but full of spirit ..the newspapers confirming his passing away ..sad. Just reading news about Dev Saheb... praying it is not true! He was such a positive person...never associated death with him," he said.
"Dev Anand is dead. As the new dawn breaks over Mumbai I salute the memory of this star who has left us with the glow of his smile," said veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
"Sad to hear about Dev Anand's demise. Another icon leaves the stage. My condolences to his family. We will miss him," said actress Madhuri Dixit.
The evergreen actor will be cremated in London next week.
"He will be cremated in London only after Tuesday. Cremation cannot take place till his daughter reaches there. His body is kept in a hospital right now," said Mohan Churiwala, Dev Anand's manager.