Acting world pay tribute to Paul Bhattacharjee

Tributes have been paid to actor Paul Bhattacharjee, with many from the theatre world taking to Twitter to express their sadness.

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Very sad to hear the news about Paul Bhattacharjee. My thoughts are with his loved ones.

Director Jamie Lloyd wrote:

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Very sad to hear about the death of Paul Bhattacharjee. He was a very fine actor. My thoughts are with his family.

Muzz Khan, who appeared in Much Ado About Nothing alongside the late actor, said:

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Paul Bhattacharjee's disappearance took us all by surprise. His death has crushed us. He was a pioneer and legend. I hope he's found peace.

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Tributes paid to missing actor

The body of an actor who disappeared from a theatre a week ago has been found, police said yesterday evening. Paul Bhattacharjee starred in James Bond film Casino Royale and EastEnders.