Tributes to 'pioneer and legend' Paul Bhattacharjee

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

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.

Playwright Duncan Gates wrote:

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'“When you depart from me sorrow abides and happiness takes his leave.” RIP Paul Bhattacharjee.

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Actor 'bankrupt' before death

An actor whose body was found near cliffs in East Sussex was declared bankrupt the day before he disappeared, according to The Independent. Paul Bhattacharjee starred in James Bond film Casino Royale and EastEnders.