Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri died of massive heart attack early on Friday morning. The actor was 66.

Bollywood actor Om Puri

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, who is a close friend of Puri, took his twitter account to share the news about the actor’s demise.

Ashoke tweeted, “Sad & shocked to know that versatile actor Om Puri jee has expired due to heart attack early morning today. #RIP.”

Bollywood celebrities condoled the death of senior actor. Director Karan Johar tweeted, “Solid actor….Solid filmography….immense talent…. #RIPOmPuri ….cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist….”

“Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our greatest actors #OmPuri is no more. Deeply saddened & shocked.” actor Anupam Kher wrote on his twitter timeline.

Actress Neha Dhupia tweeted, “It’s a sad day for cinema … we just lost one of our greats… gone but will never be forgotten … #RIPOmPuri Saab …”

Akshay kumar tweeted, “Sad to hear about the passing away of the very talented Om Puri, my co-actor in many films…heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIP

South Indian actor Kamal Hasan tweeted, “So long Omji. Prided myself on being his friend peer & admirer. Who dare say my Om Puri is no more ? He lives through his work.”

Director Kabir Khan tweeted, “Omji… I will miss that warm tight hug that you gave me every morning on set. Khudahafiz sir… you were the best!”