Here's what they tweeted:

Anil Kapoor: Saddened to hear about the demise of #RKLaxman Had the privilege to be sketched by the legendary artist.

Anupam Kher: With RK Laxman's demise India has lost it's morning smile.

Rahul Bose: So very sad to hear of Mr R K Laxman's passing. The quiet chronicler of modern India. He stands alone. My foundation salutes him.

Swara Bhaskar: Poetically tragic that the creator of 'the common man' passes away on Republic Day!
#RIPRKLaxmanShruti Seth: Now we've totally lost our sense of humour

RIP #rklaxman Kabir Bedi: For over 50 years nobody expressed the feelings and frustration of India's "common man" better than Laxman.

RIP #rklaxmanVikram Bhatt: The illustrator of the common man passes away. Rest in peace #rklaxman. A salute from the comman man to the most uncommon amongst us.

Vishal Dadlani: Feels like a kick in the gut! One of the bravest, most impartial, funniest cartoonists and political commentators ever! RK Laxman, RIP!

Kunal Kohli: #RKLaxman RIP The day the common man diedNikhil Advani: A common man with an uncommon voice. He always "said it" #rklaxman

#RIPCommonMan Manoj Bajpayee: Aam aadmi is grieving today. His creator and voice departed forever.

RIP RK LAXMAN Subhash Ghai: My fond memories with RK LAXMAN amazingly simple man. He specially sent me 15 copies of his book signed by him 4me.

#rklaxmanAmeesha Patel: Feel low hearing the news of the demise of super cartoonist RKLAXMAN...voice of d common man...RIP u will be missed.

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