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Several stars around the world took to Twitter to express shock and condole Robin Williams' death.
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.
Farhan Akhtar: Robin Williams. Thank you for the decades of entertainment. RIP.
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!
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.
Richa Chadha: Robin Williams ... This seems like a personal loss... What a sad start to the day... So much to learn, much to mourn.
'Today, he left us crying after years of laughter'
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Shekhar Kapur: The man that brought us so much laughter and joy committed suicide? Who knows the internal conflicts of the creative mind.
Manoj Bajpayee: Today he left us crying after years of laughter.you will be missed by everyone who saw you changing faces on screen.
Arshad Warsi: Robin Williams, one of my favourite & a great actor has passed away ..... god bless you... RIP
Sophie Choudhry: Heart-breaking. The world has lost one of it's most wonderful artists. U made me laugh, cry & believe.. "Carpe Diem".
Maria Goreti: They say the brightest smiles,sometimes hide the deepest sorrows R.I.P. Robbin Williams Thank U for making us smile!
'Goodbye Mr Williams. And thank you'
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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. My childhood would have been incomplete without #MrsDoubtfire #Flubber #Jumanji and so many more of his films.
Parineeti Chopra: Goodbye Mr. Williams. And thank you. You will always be Mrs. Doubtfire for me!!! :)
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
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.
Uday Chopra: RIP RobinWilliams shocking to hear this.
'Robin Williams made the world a little bit better'
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Steve Martin: I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.
Steve Carell: Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.
Jared Leto: Thank you to the beautifully original + brave artist that is #RobinWilliams. You taught us how to stand on the edge, fearless, + shine.
Ellen DeGeneres: I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken.
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
Ben Stiller: A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams
Bill Cosby: I’m stunned.
Jimmy Kimmel: Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.
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.
Lena Dunham: Just shared a moment of silence on the set for Robin Williams, a man who brought so much laughter, joy and healing to so many.
'He will be gone but never forgotten'
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Morgan Freeman: RIP Robin Williams. Such a loss. He will be gone but never forgotten.
David Letterman: Remembering our good friend, Robin Williams.
Forest Whitaker: U touched our lives U touched our hearts U gave us laughter n joy U'r a beautiful soul U will be missed Our love to the family RIP Robin W.
Emmy Rossum: 7 years old w/ a single mom the first time I saw #MrsDoubtfire. Made me feel better about being from an unconventional family. Love is love.
'An incredibly sad moment'
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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!
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.
LA Reid: An incredibly sad moment. May your soul be at peace Robin Williams.
Sarah Michelle shared a collage of her pictures with Robin Williams.