Hollywood and Bollywood celebs mourn Robin Williams

Aug 12, 2014, 08:59 IST | A Correspondent

The sudden and shocking death of the legendary veteran Hollywood actor Robin Williams left celebs mourning in grief. Anil Kapoor, Ben Stiller, Kevin Spacey and host of other celebrities around the world paid tribute to the Oscar winning actor on Twitter. Here's what they had to say...

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Robin Williams. Pic/AFP

Amitabh Bachchan: Lost in person Robin Williams .. his versatility extraordinary, his best though to me was his stage standup solo performances !!

Shah Rukh Khan: “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

Anil Kapoor: Stunned and shocked, Mrs.Doubtfire, dead poets society, goodwill hunting... RIP Robin Williams. Original to the core!

Kevin Spacey: Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure.

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Ben Stiller: A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams

Shekhar Kapur: The man that brought us so much laughter and joy committed suicide? Who knows the internal conflicts of the creative mind #RIPRobinWilliams

Barack Obama: "Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind."

Ellen DeGeneres: I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken.

Miley Ray Cyrus: I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop 

Rihanna: Heartbreaking news about the late Robin Williams. May his soul now be at peace!

Taylor Swift: Heartbroken for Robin Williams and his family.

Jimmy Kimmel: Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.

Steve Martin: I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.

Lindsay Lohan: Mr. Williams visited me the first day of filming The Parent Trap. I will never forget his kindness. What an enormous loss. My condolences.

Farah Khan: Oh god.. How do u tell Ur kids Mrs.Doubtfire has died!? RIP Robin Williams.. Thank u for the laughter n the movies!

Randeep Hooda: RIP Robin Williams.. Damn man!! This ain't funny .. May you find your peace and laugh at the world from above ..

Dia Mirza: He warmed the cockles of the heart, tickled the funny bone and made one feel so deeply... But above all he made us think. #RIPRobinWilliams

Manoj Bajpayee: Today he left us crying after years of laughter.you will be missed by everyone who saw you changing faces on screen.#RIPRobinWilliams

Arshad Warsi: Robin Williams, one of my favourite & a great actor has passed away ..... god bless you... RIP

Jaaved Jaaferi: Robin Williams passed away..suicide..SIGHHH!!! What a tragedy..Brought happiness to millions and finds solace from depression in death. RIP!!! Robin Williams.. Loved and admired you.. ;_;

Jared Leto: Thank you to the beautifully original + brave artist that is #RobinWilliams. You taught us how to stand on the edge, fearless, + shine.

Neil Patrick Harris: I am stunned and just reeling from the news of Robin Williams' death. He brought so much joy and heart to millions... Just, wow.

Goldie Hawn: Oh Robin...Our hearts are broken. Rest in peace darling. We loved you.

Eva Longoria: #RIP Robin Williams...you will be remembered by many...

Anna Kendrick: O Captain! My Captain! Rise up and hear the bells. Rise up, for you the flag is flung, for you the bugle trills.

Lea Michele: So heartbreaking to hear the terribly sad news about the amazing Robin Williams, thank you for bringing so much laughter and joy to us all.

Mindy Kaling: I am named after a character from a Robin Williams TV show when my parents still lived in Africa. He meant so much, to so many, so far away.

Rob Schneider: Without #Robin Williams there wouldn't have been a Comedy scene in San Francisco, Robin paved the way. He was the best of all of us

Karan Johar: This is just too sad.....RIP Robin Williams....

Riteish Deshmukh: No amount of thank-yous are enough - yet thank you - Robin Williams -RIP

Abhishek Bachchan: 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.

Arjun Rampal: 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 Kapoor: RIP Robin Williams u will always remain in my memory as Mrs doubtfire...hope u find happiness up there u mad genius...

Richa Chadha: Your life is not yours... It belongs to the Universe... Robin Williams... Wish you had held on a little longer... The dark side of stardom...is lonely,insecure and hopeless. And in the end has nothing to do with wealth or fame. Robin Williams ... This seems like a personal loss... What a sad start to the day... So much to learn, much to mourn... #RIPRobinWilliams

Anushka Sharma:
Shocked and so so upset to hear about Robin Williams death .... RIP. One who made us laugh left in sadness .... One of the greatest actor and comedian ...Actors are so deceptive .. RIP Robin Williams

Parineeti Chopra:
You will always be Mrs. Doubtfire for me!!! Goodbye Mr. Williams. And thank you.

Farhan Akhtar: Robin Williams. Thank you for the decades of entertainment. RIP.

Abhay Deol: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Zohra Sehgal, Robin Williams. The world's a better place because they lived. RIP.

Sidharth Malhotra: Sad to hear abt Robin Williams-RIP n thank u for all the laughs

Shraddha Kapoor: So sad about Robin Williams. Jumanji, Hook, Mrs. Doubt fire few of my favorite films as a kid & still! Thank you for all the laughs. RIP

Boman Irani: There will never be another Robin Williams. Been rewinding Robin William's films in my head over and over again. Wish we could rewind the last few hours.

Nargis Fakhri: Rip Robin Williams ..makes me so sad to hear this news. My heart aches. Doesn't matter how successful u r. The mind is a strange place..

Bipasha Basu:
Heartbroken and shocked! Rip Robin Williams

Varun Dhawan: Crushed after hearing this. Rip robin Williams your an insipiration and a teacher. Maybe the angels need some fun

Chitrangada Singh: RIP Robin Williams ..Made us laugh made us cry ..much respect for a man of incredible grace n talent ..Given us memories through ur movies

Neha Dhupia: RIP Robin Williams ,U ve left us with so much to laugh abt with ur performances .But u ve gone too soon! so sad .. #RIP #Robinwilliams ... Gone too soon ...

Tarana Raja Kapoor: #RIPRobinWilliams you've given us much joy & inspiration. Good morning Vietnam made me get into radio. You will be missed.

Payal Rohatgi: RIP Robin Williams. I loved your movies. Huge fan. Being so talented, letting depression get the better of You is just not done. God bless

Maria Goretti: They say the brightest smiles,sometimes hide the deepest sorrows R.I.P. Robbin Williams Thank U for making us smile! The Pan .. Thank you again and again .. R.I.P. Robin Williams Neverland will never be the same.. Without the genie, there can be no magic... R.I.P. Robbin Williams..

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: Rip Robin Williams thank you for giving us so much joy

Mini Mathur: I would see any film if it had Robin Williams in its cast. He spelt quality & genius that went beyond a bad script. This is so sad

Shantanu Moitra: Will miss u Robin..RIP

Ashlesha Savant: Countless moments of joy and laughter and an abundance of talent ..u will be missed #RIPRobinWilliams

Ehsaan Noorani: Sad news to wake up to RIP #RobinWilliams

Nikhil Advani: Captain... O' my captain!!! You shall be spoken of for generations to come. RIP Robin Williams.

Roshan Abbas: I was often asked who were my heroes while growing up: Robin Williams always topped the list! Not just for the comedy but the crazy choices

Sonal Chauhan: RIP Robin Williams. Another tragic loss!

Kunal Kohli: #RIPRobinWilliams The darkness behind the silver screen is often left unseen He took his life why? Let that be his secret His last act

Manasi Parekh: Woke up to the news of Robin William's death. Isn't it ironical that some of the most entertaining artists die of loneliness/sadness? #RIP Is it because they react more,feel more, are more sensitive and in tune with life and it's mysteries? #RobinWilliams #anartistneverdies

Sophie Choudry: Heart-breaking. The world has lost one of it's most wonderful artists. U made me laugh, cry & believe.. "Carpe Diem". #RIPRobinWilliams

Hansika Motwani: RIP #RobinWilliams.

Mika Singh: Very sad news Hollywood actor Robin William is no more. He was a great actor and person. R.I.P.

Manoj Bajpayee: Today he left us crying after years of laughter.you will be missed by everyone who saw you changing faces on screen.#RIPRobinWilliams

Luv Sinha: Woke up only to find out that Mr Robin Williams is no more. Yet another brilliant actor rises to take his place amongst the stars above...

Arshad Warsi: Robin Williams, one of my favourite & a great actor has passed away ..... god bless you... RIP

Geeta Basra: Tragic!! Absolutely tragic! Robin Williams dies! May his soul rest in peace! Such a talent and entertainer! A huge loss to the industry!

Siddharth: Robin Williams passed away. One of the defining faces of comedy, energy and talent in our lives. What a huge loss. Rest in peace great one.

Shruti Seth: "You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it" #RIPRobinWilliams

Mini Mathur: I would see any film if it had Robin Williams in its cast. He spelt quality & genius that went beyond a bad script. This is so sad

Azmi Shabana: Robin Williams. What a loss! You leave behind a vaccum difficult to fill but your remarkable body of work will continue to inspire. RIP

Rohit Roy: Omg.... This is horrible terrible news.. I pray to God it's a rumour.. Somebody's idea of a sick joke.. Robin Williams commits suicude

Uday Chopra: #RIPRobinWilliams shocking to hear this…

Dino Morea: Sad to hear about Robbin Williams. Thank you for some of the best laughs ever.

Karanvir Bohra: #SirRobinWilliams RIP. Uwere the ultimate entertainer, ur roles put a smile on everyone's faces. may u keep entertaining god up there too.

Sidharth Shukla: I wish you could have brought the joy and laughter that you brought in our lives into your own #RIPRobinWilliams

Manish Paul: RIP robin williams...

Gauahar Khan: Robin Williams... Nooooo... Makes me v sad... Be blessed mrs doubtfire

Divya Dutta: R I P robin Williams!

Sandhya Mridul: No. Robin Williams

Kiku Sharda: RIP Robbin Williams ...... One of my favourites

Sunidhi Chauhan: It pains my heart to hear about Robin Williams..

Ronit Roy: "It's never what it seems"This is so apt with the man who made the world laugh killing himself. RIP Robin Williams.We will love you forever.

Sriti Jha: RIP Robin Williams Oh captain my captain!

Vishal Dadlani: To wake up to a world without Robin Williams, is to wake up to a bleaker world. Nanoo nanoo, Mork. Goodbye Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams. That magnificent chatacter from Birdcage. A million others. Robin Williams. RIP.

Krystle D'souza: Rip #RobinWilliams - so strange and sad that the people who make us laugh the most are the ones who need lifting the most !

Amrita Puri: #RobbinWilliams I only hope you knew how much you were loved R.I.P

Goldie Behl: Dead poets society and god will hunting 2 of fav robin William movies Oh captain my captain !!! #RIPRobinWilliams

Jackky Bhagnani: Rip Robbin William . We will miss you . Thank you for giving us such beautiful films !!!

Raquesh Vashisth: #RIPRobinWilliams the man who made million heart smile. We will miss you captain

Punit Malhotra: Carpe Diem. RIP Robbin Williams

Munmun Dutta: RIP Robin Willliams... One more genius back in heaven,.. Thanks for all these years of entertainment Sir..!!

Hazel Keech: Bangarang Peter Pan. My hero who taught me it was OK to act the fool and make others laugh. Robin Williams. My inspiration. Thank you #RIP

Kunal Kapoor: The world just became a sadder place. Goodbye Robin Williams. Thank you for all the laughter.

Gaurav Kapur: Robin Williams with his Oscar. Will get you a little teary

Ken Ghosh: A real life "Mera naam joker" Robin Williams reminds you that behind the laughing face is a person who could be crying.

Aftab Shivdasani: Rip Robin Williams.. great actor, great wit. Wonderful performer. Prayers for him.

Neil Nitin Mukesh: OMG!!!! Robin Williams. He passed away. I am sooooooo upset. This is such sad news. RIP !!!

Nimrat Kaur: So much warmth and love in those eyes...grew up with them smiling . Too sad to accept this loss.

Ragini Khanna: Can't believe #RobbinWilliams is no more.. Rip legend !

Sharad Kelkar: A great and funny man, a source of inspiration, someone i liked all my life. We have lost a beloved artist today RIP #RobinWilliams

Anupam Kher: Nothing has made me so sad in a long long time as the saddest news of Robin William's death. His roles & his persona always inspired me.RIP

Sanjay Gupta: DEAD POETS SOCIETY and WHAT DREAMS MAY COME. My favorite Robbin Williams films. RIP.

Urvashi Dholakia: RIP Robbin Williams ...A man who made the world laugh and cry and think with his brilliant performances .A great loss ... #RIPRobinWilliams

Kritika Kamra: Robin Williams... No way! Sigh.. RIP

Aamir Ali: What a sad news..Robbin William rip..wat an actor,made us laugh wid his comic timin..n super good in whatever he did..sad

Gulshan Devaiah: If u know someone who makes u laugh,give them a big hug & tell them'It's gonna be alright'.U never see the tears of a clown #RobinWilliams

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