• The Common man" by R K Laxman at Symbiosis Institute, Pune.Wikimedia Commons/Jayarathina
  • The Common Man by RK Laxman.Twitter/Sudarshan Banerjee

Many B-town celebs are mourning the death of cartoonist R K Laxman (93), who died of multi-organ failure at a hospital in Pune on Monday.

Celebs like Amitabh Bachchan Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel, among others paid tributes to the "Common Man" fame artist, who will be cremated on Tuesday.

Earlier, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also mentioned that India will miss the legendary artist and thanked him for bringing a smile on the faces of people by adding the much-needed humour in their lives.

Born in 1921, Laxman was a renowned Indian writer R K Narayan's youngest brother and had also received India's second-highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan in 2005.

Check the celeb reactions below:

Anupam Kher

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

Great decision.:) @Dev_Fadnavis: Government has decided to accord State funeral to Late Shri RK Laxmanji.

Ameesha Patel

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

Rk laxman was one of the finest cartoonist in the world...an icon..indias pride,..his brother rk nararyan was my fav author..RIP

Kunal Kohli

#RKLaxman RIP The day the common man died

Swara Bhaskar

Poetically tragic that the creator of 'the common man' passes away on Republic Day! :( :( #RIPRKLaxman

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. #RIP

Masaba Gupta

Humor just lost it's beautiful hint of subtlety. Thank you for keeping it cool yet classy .. RIP RK laxman

Nikhil Advani

A common man with an uncommon voice. He always "said it" #rklaxman #RIPCommonMan