Apr 29, 2020, 12:45 PM IST
Mumbai. Irrfan Khan, known for his outstanding acting, is no longer among us. He died at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning. He was admitted there about a week ago due to colon infection and was admitted in ICU. With his demise, a wave of mourning raged throughout the film industry. Many actors, including Amitabh Bachchan, have described his departure as untimely, a big loss for Bollywood.
Amitabh Bachchan wrote on Twitter expressing condolences, “Just got the news of Irrfan Khan’s demise … This is the most disturbing and sad news … An incredible talent … A great collaborator … Cinema The tremendous contributors of the world … leaving a very large space empty .. left us very soon … Prayers and prayers. ‘
T 3516 – .. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. ????
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 ????
– Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 29, 2020
Shujit Sarkar wrote – you fought continuously
Filmmaker Shujit Sarkar, while paying tribute to Irrfan, wrote on Twitter, ‘My dear friend Irrfan. You fought and fought and kept fighting. I will always be proud of you .. We will meet again .. Condolences to Sutapa and Babil .. You also fought, Sutapa you helped in every way possible in this fight. Shanti and Om Shanti. Salute to Irrfan Khan. ‘
My dear friend Irfaan. You fought and fought and fought. I will always be proud of you .. we shall meet again .. condolences to Sutapa and Babil .. you too fought, Sutapa you gave everything possible in this fight. Peace and Om shanti. Irfaan Khan salute.
– Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) April 29, 2020
Anupam Kher wept
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 4 pic.twitter.com/QSm05p7PfU
– Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 29, 2020
An actor that every director wanted to work with. A human being that gave his best in every role. Indian film’s most succesful export to Hollywood. A man loved by all. Sad to see #IrrfanKhan leave us, after what we thought was suucesfull fight against cancer. God bess you Irfan.
– Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) 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