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Abhishek Bachchan, Shabana Azmi among bollywood celebrities to mourn death of Hollywood star Robin Williams

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 12:00pm IST | Agency: PTI

Calling him 'mad genius' and 'bundle of joy', Bollywood celebrities today mourned the death of their 'favourite' Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams.

Bollywood A-listers including Arjun Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Abhay Deol, Farah Khan, Shekhar Kapur among others took to Twitter to pay their rich tributes to the 63-year-old actor, who died yesterday.

Azmi and Abhay call his death a major loss to the films. "Robin Williams. What a loss! You leave behind a vaccum difficult to fill but your remarkable body of work will continue to inspire. RIP," Shabana tweeted. Abhay said, "Philip Seymour Hoffman, Zohra Sehgal, Robin Williams. The world's a better place because they lived. RIP." "RIP Robin Williams. You will always remain in my memory as Mrs Doubtfire... Hope you find happiness up there you mad genius...," Arjun posted.

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Abhishek remembers him for his funny antics in films and wrote, "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."

Shekhar Kapur questions the alleged suicide committed by the actor. "The man that brought us so much laughter and joy committed suicide? Who knows the internal conflicts of the creative mind #RIPRobinWilliams," he tweeted. 

Farah tweeted, "Oh God!! How do you tell your kids Mrs Doubtfire has died!? RIP Robin Williams.. Thank you for the laughter in the movies!" Farhan Akhtar and Sidharth Malhotra thanked the legendary actor for entertaining them from decades. "Robin Williams. Thank you for the decades of entertainment. RIP," Farhan wrote.  Sidharth said, "Sad to hear abt Robin Williams-RIP n thank you for all the laughs." 

"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 tweeted.

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