RIP Irrfan Khan: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and other celebs mourn over actor's demise.
Irrfan Khan has sadly passed away at the age of 53 as confirmed by his spokesperson. The Angrezi Medium star was admitted to Kokillaben Hospital in Mumbai recently due to a colon infection. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Karan Johar, and Anupam Kher offered their heartbreaking condolences on Twitter.
The demise of a brilliant actor of cinema Irrfan Khan shock the Bollywood world, it was recently confirmed that acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan is no more. At the age of 53, the talented actor breathed his last in Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai, owing to a colon infection. Irrfan's official spokesperson shared, ""I trust, I have surrendered"; These were some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. And a man of few words and an actor of silent expressions with his deep eyes and his memorable actions on screen."
"It’s saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him."After having been struck by lightning in 2018 with the news of rare cancer, he took life soon after as it came and he fought the many battles that came with it. Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heavenly abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he is at peace. And to resonate and part with his words he had said, “As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it,” the statement continued.
Here's how celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Taapsee Pannu, Shoojit Sircar, and Ali Fazal reacted to the heartbreaking news of Irrfan Khan's death:
T 3516 - .. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. 🙏— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 29, 2020
An incredible talent .. a gracious colleague .. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. left us too soon .. creating a huge vacuum ..
Prayers and duas 🙏
Such terrible news...saddened to hear about the demise of #IrrfanKhan, one of the finest actors of our time. May God give strength to his family in this difficult time 🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 29, 2020
When we thought nothing could make us feel worse,this happened. I think I will refuse to believe you are no more by watching all your work time n again n again n again. I have known you that way n shall continue to know you that way for ever. You ARE the best we have #IrrfanKhan— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) April 29, 2020
Irrfan sir, you were the nicest, coolest guy. Every interaction with you was so memorable. The world has lost the most talented actor, the nicest human being and a real fighter!! All my love and strength to the family 💙 #RIP #IrrfanKhan— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) April 29, 2020
अभी तो time आया था तेरा मेरे भाई। अभी तो कितना काम करता तू जो इतिहास में लिखा जाता। क्या यार? थोड़ी ताक़त और लगाता भाई। पर लगाई तो होगी ही तूने सारी। ठीक है, जा। आराम कर। दो साल बहुत लड़ा तू। थक भी गया होगा। एक बार बैठना चाहिए था हम सारों को, दारू पीते। पर बैठते नहीं हम।— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) April 29, 2020
I just can’t believe Irfan is no more. Industry has lost a great actor and I have lost a dear friend.... RIP Irfan ... Khuda Hafiz...— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) April 29, 2020
Nothing can be more heartbreaking and tragic than the news of passing away of a dear friend, one of the finest actors and a wonderful human being #IrrfanKhan. Saddest day!! May his soul rest in peace. #OmShanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/QSm05p7PfU— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 29, 2020
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