Bollywood mourns the death of legendary actor Robin Williams. Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan joined other Bollywood stars to mourn the untimely death of Oscar-winning actor.
Amitabh Bachchan took to twitter and posted; “Lost in person Robin Williams… his versatility extraordinary, his best though to me was his stage stand-up solo performances!!”
Shahrukh called Williams‘ his captain, referring to his inspiring role in film ‘Dead Poets Society’ (1989) while quoting Oscar Wilde.
SRK tweeted; “‘To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace’… may death be so for My Captain. RIP Mr. Williams.”
Many other Bollywood celebrities including Arjun Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Kamal Haasan, Farah Khan and Abhay Deol mourns the death of Williams.
Filmmaker Kamal Haasan’s film Chachi 420 was said to be inspired by Robin Williams’ movie Mrs. Doubtfire.
Haasan said; “If the alleged story about his suicide is true then I dislike him for ending his life before his due date of expiry. That’s a cop out that I don’t expect of an artist of his calibre. Same applies to my Indian idol Guru Dutt.”
Actor Abhishek Bachchan remembered Williams for his funny antics in movies 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.”
Actress Shabana Azmi tweeted; “Robin Williams. What a loss! You leave behind a vaccum difficult to fill but your remarkable body of work will continue to inspire. RIP.”
Actor Abhay Deol wrote on twitter; “Philip Seymour Hoffman, Zohra Sehgal, Robin Williams. The world’s a better place because they lived. RIP.”
Arjun Kapoor tweeted; “RIP Robin Williams. You will always remain in my memory as Mrs. Doubtfire… Hope you find happiness up there you mad genius….”
Actress Richa Chadha shared sadness on twitter; “Robin Williams… This seems like a personal loss… What a sad start to the day… So much to learn, much to mourn… #RIPRobinWilliams.”
Shekhar Kapur questions the alleged suicide committed by the actor.
Shekhar Kapur posted; “The man that brought us so much laughter and joy committed suicide? Who knows the internal conflicts of the creative mind #RIPRobinWilliams.”
Filmmaker Farah Khan tweeted; “Oh God!! How do you tell your kids Mrs. Doubtfire has died!? RIP Robin Williams… Thank you for the laughter in the movies!”