Bollywood mourns death of Philip Seymour Hoffman
Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar have expressed shock at the “sudden” demise of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an apparent drug overdose.
Here's what the celebrities posted on Twitter:
Shah Rukh Khan: It’s so difficult to accept that great actors are mortals. Thank you for the rides and the excitement Mr. Philip Seymour. R.I.P.
Amitabh Bachchan: WHAT! Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead. In 2005, Hoffman won the Oscar and the Golden Globe Award for Capote .. exceptional artist.
Farhan Akhtar: Philip Seymour Hoffman was not just a great actor but truly was a great artist. Respect. Rest in Peace.
Karan Johar: Why does the creative world always fall prey to drug abuse and deny us of their genius??? RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman....Salute and Prayer.
Siddharth: One of the greatest actors the world has ever known... Philip Seymour Hoffman is dead. So bloody sad. Heroin claims a genius. Tragedy.
Shekhar Kapur: Remember long wonderful meeting with #pillipseymourhoffman in NYC. A man so incredibly humble about his genius. He was only 46. What a loss.
Shruti Haasan: RIP Phillip seymour hoffman -- a brilliant artist who left us too soon :( tragic.
Shahana Goswami: Philip Seymour Hoffman... wanted so much more of u.. always sad to say sudden & early goodbyes. Warmest hug to u wherever u're shining now.
Uday Chopra: Cannot believe Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away…successful, talented, young…then dies of a drug OD what’s going on with Hollywood #RIP.
Rahul Bose: Stunned to hear of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. What an actor.
Arshad Warsi: What a waste of good talent, such a fine actor.... Please say no to drugs... RIP Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
Vishal Dadlani: Tragic news of Phillip Seymour Hoffman's death! What an actor, what talent! Just 46!! RIP.
Vivek Oberoi: #RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman....a phenomenal actor and truly a great artist of our times! Respect!!
Madhur Bhandarkar: It's really sad. Philip Seymour Hoffman. Another incredibly talented actor taken way before his time. He will be missed.RIP.
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