Mr Bowie died on January 10 just two days after his 69th birthday.
Shruti, who learned music at the Musicians Institute in California, tweeted:
RIP David Bowie thank you for the amazing music,art and inspiration https://t.co/SXZEocu4Gz— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) January 11, 2016
Actor-comedian Vir Das wrote:
Put the Bowie greatest hits album on - pay your tribute. Thank you for the music good sir!— Vir Das (@thevirdas) January 11, 2016
Mr Kapur wrote:
Goodbye #DavidBowie .. You defined a generation and left us. Always rebellious. Always redefining music. Always provocative.— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) January 11, 2016
Music composers Vishal Dadlani and Ehsaan Noorani too expressed their grief:
Bloody hell! #DavidBowie gone! I don't have the words to express my shock and anguish, today! All I can do, I hope it's a hoax!— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) January 11, 2016
Actor Ranvir Shorey shared on Twitter:
Sad to see you go, @DavidBowieReal. Style Icon. Musical genius. Legend. RIP.— ranvir_ shorey_ (@RanvirShorey) January 11, 2016
Rang De Basanti star Sidharth too wrote:
To the genius that is #davidbowie ...Thank you for being you. You gave us all so much for so long. RIP dear Starman! Sad day...an idol gone.— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) January 11, 2016
One of the most influence musical artistes of his generation, Mr Bowie was known for qualities that often blurred the line between genders and had an illustrious career that spanned four decades.