Bollywood stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Farhan Akhtar, took to Twitter to condole the death of Hoffman, who was found dead in his Manhattan apartment. According to initial reports, the 46-year-old actor might have died from a drug overdose.

Hoffman - whose recent movies included ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ and ‘The Master’ - won an Oscar for best actor in 2006 for ‘Capote’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Farhan Akhtar: Philip Seymour Hoffman was not just a great actor but truly was a great artist. Respect. Rest in Peace.

Hoffman was born July 23, 1967, in Rochester, New York, and shot to fame in the 1990s as one of the best character actors in U.S. film. Among the other films in which he delivered memorable performances are 'Boogie Nights', 'Moneyball', 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and 'Scent of a Woman'.


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