> Curtain Call

Bollywood stars tweeted their tributes to Satyadev Dubey:

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: 'Sudden news of the passing away of Satyadev Dubey ..a huge theatre icon .. committed and passionate about his craft .. Condolences !!'

Anupam Kher wrote: 'The Giant of Hindi Theatre Satyadev Dubey is no more. He was ruthlessly brilliant in his commitment to theatre. Great loss. RIP.'

Madhur Bhandarkar defined his demise as a great loss. 'A brilliant theatre actor & extraordinary screenplay writer, Satydev Dubey's demise is a huge loss 2 the industry. RIP!'

Director Anurag Basu tweeted: 'We lost two giants of theater this year,badal sarkar and now satyadev dubey.aaahhhh!!! fond memories of long addas,arguments, criticism , dubeyji borrowing cigarettes ,his scodings..invade me.'

Shabana Azmi wrote: 'The theatre stalwart Satyadev Dubey passed away half an hour ago. its been a terrible year for artists..he was a giant of theatre.'

Ken Ghosh was also saddened with the news. 'Sad to hear of the demise of Satyadev Dubey, he had very kindly conducted an acting workshop with the all new cast of Ishq Vishk,' he updated.

Ranvir Shorey wrote: 'Saddened to hear of Dubeyji's demise. Will miss him. RIP. '

Mahesh Bhatt tweeted: 'Satyadev Dubey the icon of the world of theater has passed away! Fond memories of our days of wandering invade me. Alvida Dubeyji! Love.'

Neha Dhupia: "Saddened to hear of Dubeyji's demise. Will miss him. RIP."