Bollywood salutes 'pure genius' Tony Scott

Aug 20, 2012, 13:26 IST | Agencies

Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the death of Top Gun director Tony Scott.

"Pure genius" - that's how Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Neha Dhupia remember Hollywood filmmaker Tony Scott, who ended his life by jumping off a bridge in Los Angeles.

He jumped off the bridge in San Pedro Sunday afternoon, reports said.

Read 'Top Gun' director, Tony Scott jumps to death

Karan Johar
Karan Johar (File pic)

Tony, brother of director Ridley Scott, is credited with biggies like "Top Gun", "Enemy of the State", "Beverly Hills Cop II", "True Romance" and "Crimson Tide".

Bollywood celebrities mourned the loss of the filmmaker and took to Twitter to share their memories of his work.

Here's what they wrote:

Karan Johar: RIP Tony Scott... Your true romance with cinema will live on forever.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Shocked to hear about my favourite 'THE UNSTOPPABLE' Filmmaker Tony Scott's demise... RIP.

Sujoy Ghosh: How much I learnt from watching films of Tony Scott. Nobody blended style and pace better.

Neha Dhupia
Neha Dhupia (File pic)

Neha Dhupia: The loss of yet another film genius. He made action look so pleasant! Tony Scott RIP.

Ranvir Shorey: Shocked to read about Tony Scott. The mysteries of the human heart. RIP.

Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor (File pic)

Sonam Kapoor: This is so sad. He was one of my favourite filmmakers.

Sophie Choudry: Thank you for your movies that made us dream, think and sit on the edge of our seats! You blended style and story like no other. RIP Tony Scott. 

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