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Indian National Award-winning actor Irrfan Khan died on Wednesday (29 April,2020) morning while battling a medical complication arising from colon infection. As India mourns the death of the great actor, people from different backgrounds paid tribute to this legend. After the death from Prime Minister Modi to Union Minister Javdekar, from Bollywood film stars to Malyalam actor hundreds of celebrities demise over Actor's death.
Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Ajay Devgn, Shabana Azmi, R Madhavan, Sonam Kapoor, Shoojit Sircar, Mini Mathur, Neelesh Misra, cricketer Hemang Badani, Bhumi Pednekar, Parineeti Chopra, Sanjay Suri, Akshay Kumar, Kajol, and many others mourned the actor's death on social media
Very sad to hear about our dear colleague Irrfan. How tragic and sad. Such a wonderful talent. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) April 29, 2020
Thank you Irrfan for all the joy you have brought to our lives through your work.
You will be fondly remembered.
Film-maker Madhur Bhandarkar twitted saying, ‘Very sad to hear the demise of Irrfan Khan. He was a very talented, down to earth & humorous personality. He has been an inspiration to many actors, not only in India but abroad too. We will miss you Irrfan bhai. Your performance will be missed globally’.
The great actor Amitabh Bachchan also shared his sorrow, twitting that the news of Irrfan Khan’s death is a most disturbing and sad news.
Amitabh Bachchan expressed condolences-
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 🙏
Actress Priyanka Chopra expressed deep condolences
The charisma you brought to everything you did was pure magic. Your talent forged the way for so many in so many avenues.. You inspired so many of us. #IrrfanKhan you will truly be missed. Condolences to the family. pic.twitter.com/vjhd5aoFhc— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 29, 2020
Sonam Kapoor tweeted over Irrfan Khan's death-
Rest in peace irrfan sir. You have no idea what your kindness and encouragement meant to me at my lowest. My condolences to your family and loved ones. @ Delhi, India https://t.co/L8fCwPZea7— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) April 29, 2020
Shabana Azmi expressed grief-
Deeply saddened to learn that #Irffan Khan passed away this morning. Gone too soon .. such a powerful actor and how valiantly he fought back the cancer. Its a big loss not only to his family but to the entire film industry. RIP— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 29, 2020
Soojit Sircar a nearer to actor expressed condolences-
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
Actor Anupam Kher on Irrfan's Death-
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
R Madhavan shown grief-
Actor Irrfan Khan Dies In Mumbai At 53. This is such a tragedy and heart. RIP Irfan sir. The industry has lost an exceptional artist and human. You will be so so missed . Spread the happiness in Heaven. https://t.co/smQygfHpMM— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) April 29, 2020
Siddarth Malhotra's condolences-
Deeply saddened to hear about Irrfan sir. The world lost a great soul and an incredible artist today. My most sincere and heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones 🙏🏻— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) April 29, 2020
Irrfan was admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday (28 April, 2020) with a colon infection and was kept in ICU (Intensive Care Unit). He was 53-year-old at the time of his death.
Irrfan passed away just a few days after the actor's mother Saeeda Begum death. She died in Jaipur on Saturday at her home. However, owing to the ongoing lockdown, the actor could not physically attend his mother's last rites and reportedly paid his last respect through video conferencing.
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi also twitted and showed his condolence on the death of Irrfan Khan. PM called him versatile performer and also said he will be remembered long for his acting.
Irrfan Khan’s demise is a loss to the world of cinema and theatre. He will be remembered for his versatile performances across different mediums. My thoughts are with his family, friends and admirers. May his soul rest in peace.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 29, 2020
The demise of Irrfan Khan has certainly shocked India and the world. He will be remembered through his great work in the film industry.