|Irrfan Khan | Image Source: Twitter|
Actor Irrfan Khan Died: Irrfan Khan, the legendary actor of the film world, is no longer with us. Irrfan said goodbye to this world at the age of 53. Film director Shujit Sarkar has given information about Irrfan’s death through a tweet. The director tweeted, “My dear friend Irrfan you fought .. fought and fought a lot … I will always be proud of you.” Shanti and Om Shanti. Irrfan Khan salutes you. ‘ Irrfan kept fighting till the last moment of his life. On the go, he said that I am tasting life for the first time.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute
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
Paying tribute to PM Modi, wrote – ‘Irrfan Khan’s death is a big loss for the cinema world. He will always be remembered for his versatile performance. My condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones. God bless himself. ‘
An official statement regarding the death of Irrfan Khan has also been released. It reads – ‘I am sure I have surrendered. These are some of the words Irrfan uttered at the beginning of his cancer fight in 2018. It is very sad that we have to bring forward the news of their absence. Irrfan was a very strong man who fought till his last breath and inspired everyone who came to him. When he got the shock of news like cancer in 2018, he fought every battle that came with him.
It further reads, ‘Irrfan Khan used to be surrounded by his love and family, leaving behind a true legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he may find peace. Staying on his words, what he said in the last. As if I am tasting life for the first time, it is a miraculous part of it. ‘
Let me tell you that Irrfan Khan was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai due to illness. He was ill for a long time. Some time ago he also went to London for his treatment. After that, there was some improvement in his condition. He also shot for the last film ‘English Medium’. On Tuesday, he was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital once again when his health worsened. Where he took his last breath.
Kash Javadekar paid tribute
Since the death of Irrfan Khan, mourning has swept across the country. In Information and Broadcasting, Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted and paid tribute to Irrfan Khan. He wrote – Irrfan Khan was a multi-faceted artist. I am sad to hear the news of his death. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and fans. ‘
Rahul Gandhi also remembered Irrfan Khan
I’m sorry to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. A versatile & talented actor, he was a popular Indian brand ambassador on the global film & tv stage. He will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends & fans at this time of grief.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 29, 2020
Rahul Gandhi also remembered Irrfan Khan. He wrote – ‘I am sorry to hear about the death of Irrfan Khan. He was a versatile and talented actor. He was a popular Indian brand ambassador on the global film and TV stage. He will be greatly missed.’
Salam Bombay his debut film
Irrfan Khan started his film career with an international film. His first film Salaam Bombay was also nominated for an Oscar. At that time, Irrfan Khan was studying a final year at NSD.
The last film is English medium
Irrfan’s last film is English Medium. The film hit theaters before lockdown this year. It was later streamed on Disney Plus Hotstar. Irrfan Khan also did not participate in the promotion of this film due to illness.
Wanted to be a cricketer but became an actor
Irrfan Khan once wanted to become cricket. However, his father did not agree to this. After this, he took admission in the National School of Drama. Irrfan Khan waged a long struggle in Mumbai.