With the overhead sun came the news of Irrfan Khan’s untimely demise. The actor had been struggling with cancer and was hospitalised yesterday with a colon infection. Breathing his last today morning, the country mourns the demise of an actor who delivered some stellar performances in his career.
Remembering him in prayer, Piku co-star Deepika shared a blank black picture in show she is in mourning. Also keeping him in his prayers, Salman Khan offered condolences to his Family and mourned the big loss. The actor wrote, “Big loss to the film industry, his fans, all of us n specially his family. My heart goes out to his family. May God give them strength.
Rest in peace brother u shall always be missed n be in all our hearts..”
While actor Hrithik Roshan has not worked with Irrfan, but the latter’s body of work has been an inspiration for everyone. Talking of his experience of meeting Irrfan, Hrithik said, “I had not more than a couple of conversations with you Irfan but I have a tear in my eye as I type this .You were a rare human being. I will miss you. Thank you for showing me what being authentic truly means. RIP.”
Kriti Sanon also took to social media to send out prayers for Irrfan and his family. She wrote with a heavy heart, “ I hope you are happier and pain-free wherever you are.. Heartbroken #RIPIrrfanKhan! Even when you don’t know the person well, have barely met him on occasions, but still feel the loss pinch so deeply- you know he was special.. you know he touched your heart and emotions through the characters he played! One of the most powerful actors our industry has ever had! Sir, you will always be alive through your ever-inspiring work! Thoughts and prayers with the family!”