Bollywood celebs mourn death of 'Common Man' R.K. Laxman

India has lost its morning smile, said Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor on the demise of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic 'The Common Man'. Here's what they tweeted:

Anil Kapoor

Photos: Remembering R.K. Laxman, a life in pictures

Anil Kapoor: Saddened to hear about the demise of #RKLaxman Had the privilege to be sketched by the legendary artist.

Anupam Kher: With RK Laxman's demise India has lost it's morning smile.

Rahul Bose: So very sad to hear of Mr R K Laxman's passing. The quiet chronicler of modern India. He stands alone. My foundation salutes him. #RIP

Masaba Gupta: Humuor just lost it's beautiful hint of subtlety. Thank you for keeping it cool yet classy. RIP RK laxman.

Swara Bhaskar: Poetically tragic that the creator of 'the common man' passes away on Republic Day! #RIPRKLaxman

Shruti Seth: Now we've totally lost our sense of humour RIP #rklaxman

Kabir Bedi: For over 50 years nobody expressed the feelings and frustration of India's "common man" better than Laxman. RIP #rklaxman

Vikram Bhatt: The illustrator of the common man passes away. Rest in peace #rklaxman. A salute from the comman man to the most uncommon amongst us.

Vishal Dadlani: Feels like a kick in the gut! One of the bravest, most impartial, funniest cartoonists and political commentators ever! RK Laxman, RIP!

Kunal Kohli: #RKLaxman RIP The day the common man died

Nikhil Advani: A common man with an uncommon voice. He always "said it" #rklaxman #RIPCommonMan

Manoj Bajpayee: Aam aadmi is grieving today. His creator and voice departed forever. RIP RK LAXMAN

Subhash Ghai: My fond memories with RK LAXMAN amazingly simple man. He specially sent me 15 copies of his book signed by him 4me n library@Whistling_Woods.

Gul Panag: The Common Man. #RIP. #Genius "@MANJULtoons: #rklaxman

Ameesha Patel: Feel low hearing the news of the demise of super cartoonist RKLAXMAN...voice of d common man...RIP u will be missed

  • Joe Chakeu27-Jan-2015

    But none of you are common people and you do not behave like one. All the ppl who have tweeted wanted not just VIP treatment but a VVIP treatment. Ghai is one of the biggest hypocrite in this lot. Usurped people's land in Aarey colony with the connivance of Deshmukh. Shame on him.

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