He made the world laugh with his iconic roles in films like “Mrs. Doubtfire“, “Jumanji” and “Good Morning, Vietnam“. Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams‘ sudden death, said to be a case of suicide, has left a host of his fans in Bollywood shocked and upset.
From veterans like Shabana Azmi and Anil Kapoor to young guns including Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeta Chopra and Varun Dhawan – celebrities took to Twitter to share their memories of the performer, whom director Ken Ghosh described as the real life “Mera Naam Joker“.
Here’s what they had to say:
Robin Williams. What a loss! You leave behind a vaccum difficult to fill but your remarkable body of work will continue to inspire. RIP
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) August 12, 2014
Stunned and shocked, Mrs.Doubtfire, dead poets society, goodwill hunting… RIP Robin Williams. Original to the core!
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 12, 2014
Rip Robin Williams thank you for giving us so much joy pic.twitter.com/kJftAdSAoQ
— Rakeysh Mehra (@RakeyshOmMehra) August 12, 2014
This is just too sad…..RIP Robin Williams….
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 12, 2014
Oh captain, my…… terrible news about the passing of one of my favourite actors. Mr. Robin Williams.This is the 1st time he made anyone cry.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) August 12, 2014
A real life "Mera naam joker" Robin Williams reminds you that behind the laughing face is a person who could be crying.
— Ken Ghosh (@kenghosh) August 12, 2014
To wake up to a world without Robin Williams, is to wake up to a bleaker world.
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) August 12, 2014
Today he left us crying after years of laughter.you will be missed by everyone who saw you changing faces on screen.#RIPRobinWilliams
— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) August 12, 2014
Rip Robin Williams ..makes me so sad to hear this news. My heart aches.
Heartbroken and shocked! Rip Robin Williams 🙁
— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) August 12, 2014
You will always be Mrs. Doubtfire for me!!! 🙂
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) August 12, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Zohra Sehgal, Robin Williams. The world's a better place because they lived. RIP.
— abhay deol (@AbhayDeol) August 12, 2014
Crushed after hearing this. Rip robin Williams your an insipiration and a teacher. Maybe the angels need some fun
— Varun RAGHU dhawan (@Varun_dvn) August 12, 2014
RIP Robin Williams u will always remain in my memory as Mrs doubtfire…hope u find happiness up there u mad genius…
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) August 12, 2014
Robin Williams. Thank you for the decades of entertainment. RIP.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 12, 2014
Woke up to the awful and tragic news of Mr. Robbin Williams.He touched our hearts through so many wonderful characters.RIP captain o captain
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) August 12, 2014
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) August 12, 2014
OMG!!!! Robin Williams. He passed away. I am sooooooo upset. This is such sad news. RIP !!![Source: IANS]Article Tags:Abhishek Bachchan · Anil Kapoor · Arjun Kapoor · Bipasha Basu · Parineeta Chopra · Robin Williams · Shabana Azmi