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'Thank you for the decades of entertainment, Robin Williams'

Last updated on: August 12, 2014 11:05 IST

Image: Robin Williams
Photographs: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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'

Image: Shekhar Kapur
Photographs: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

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 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'

Image: Dia Mirza
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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'

Image: Steve Carell
Photographs: Andrew Winning/Reuters

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

'I'm stunned'

Image: Bill Cosby and Robin Williams

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'

Image: David Letterman and Robin Williams
Photographs: David Letterman/Twitter

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'

Image: A collage of Sarah Michelle with Robin Williams
Photographs: Sarah Michelle/Twitter

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.