Indian film industry pays heartfelt tributes to Irrfan Khan


he passed away today .. RIP pic.twitter.com/S0uniWabpw
— Anil Sharma (@Anilsharma_dir) April 29, 2020
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur posted on Twitter, “An actor that every director wanted to work with. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Published: April 29, 2020 12:49:58 pm

Irrfan Khan was 53. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Rest in peace, Irrfan Khan! I refuse to accept that he’s gone! 🙏
An incredible talent .. Irrfan Khan was last seen in Angrezi Medium that released in March this year. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. Prayers and duas 🙏
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 29, 2020

When we thought nothing could make us feel worse,this happened. — Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) April 29, 2020

Deeply saddened to learn that #Irffan Khan passed away this morning. Indian film’s most succesful export to Hollywood. My condolences to your family and loved ones.” Shabana Azmi wrote, “Deeply saddened to learn that #Irffan Khan passed away this morning. Heartbroken and shocked to hear the grave news. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. Its a big loss not only to his family but to the entire film industry. A man loved by all. Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter and wrote, “T 3516 – .. Soon, almost the entire Bollywood industry paid tribute to him on social media. left us too soon .. He was one of the best we had!! a gracious colleague .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. An incredible talent .. Thank you for entertaining us and giving us such powerful performances .You were an institution & an inspirational force. The news of actor Irrfan Khan’s demise has left the entire Indian film fraternity shocked. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

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irrfan khan #IrrfanKhan no more .. just 54 … he will remain forever cherished as one of the finest actors in the Indian Film Industry. creating a huge vacuum .. Indian film’s most succesful export to Hollywood. Really heartbroken !💔💔💔
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) April 29, 2020

Oh god unbelievable.. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. Indian cinema will sorely miss him. such a powerful actor and how valiantly he fought back the cancer. God bess you Irfan. You were a kind and evolved soul! God bess you Irfan.”
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Several other celebrities like Bhumi Pednekar, Taapsee Pannu, Richa Chadha, Tamannaah Bhatia, Renuka Shahane, Ronit Bose, Nimrat Kaur, Krishna DK and Zoya Akhtar among more also paid tribute to Irrfan. A man loved by all. We are shocked & just sad. My deepest, heartfelt condolences to Sutapa and family 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Renuka Shahane (@renukash) April 29, 2020

So sad to hear about #IrrfanKhan! such a powerful actor and how valiantly he fought back the cancer. — Neeraj Ghaywan (@ghaywan) April 29, 2020

So heartbroken on the demise of #IrrfanKhan sir. heartiest condolences.. A huge loss for the industry. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. creating a huge vacuum .. Prayers and duas”
Sonam Kapoor tweeted, “Rest in peace @irrfank you have no idea what your kindness meant to me at a time I was at my least confident. My condolences to your family and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/2iCfMeRBcZ
— Onir (@IamOnir) April 29, 2020

Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, it does. Sad to see #IrrfanKhan leave us, after what we thought was suucesfull fight against cancer. Unsettling! A human being that gave his best in every role. BEST ACTOR N BEST HUMAN .. Gone too soon .. I have known you that way n shall continue to know you that way for ever. Gone too soon .. Its a big loss not only to his family but to the entire film industry. RIP
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 29, 2020

An actor that every director wanted to work with. You live on through your work, your legacy! a gracious colleague .. — Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) April 29, 2020

Gutted. RIP 🙏🏻
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) April 29, 2020

Very sad to hear about #IrrfanKhan. A human being that gave his best in every role. You will forever be remembered and your craft will pass on to generations. You ARE the best we have #IrrfanKhan
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) April 29, 2020

I mourn the passing of a great actor and a superior human being. RIP Irrfan Khan
— Ronit Bose Roy (@RonitBoseRoy) April 29, 2020

No words. I think I will refuse to believe you are no more by watching all your work time n again n again n again. Gone too soon #IrrfanKhan. Irrfan Khan RIP. — Krishna DK (@krishdk) April 29, 2020

Rest in peace @irrfank you have no idea what your kindness meant to me at a time I was at my least confident. Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar and writer Apurva Asrani were among the first celebrities who took to Twitter to pay condolences to Irrfan Khan’s family. — Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) April 29, 2020

So heartbreaking to see an artist die ahead of his creative peak, with so much more to offer. left us too soon .. May his soul rest in peace. may god bless his soul .. Really really sad. My condolences to the family .You will live on forever in our hearts sir. Sad to see #IrrfanKhan leave us, after what we thought was suucesfull fight against cancer. Hope you’re in a better place sir … condolences to Sutapa ma’am. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. The actor passed away on Wednesday in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. RIP”

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