Fans all around the nation were left in shock after the news of Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan’s demise came out. The actor, who was known for his versatility took his breath in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Wednesday, due to a colon infection. The actor was later buried at the Versova Kabrastan in Mumbai at 3 pm.
Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors in the early months of 2018 and since then he was bravely battling with the disease. However, his health improved and he made a return to his motherland. But on Tuesday, he was shifted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, where he took his last breath.
Social media is filled with condolences and sorrowful messages, with fans and celebrities paying their heartfelt tributes to the actor and are showering with love and strength to the family of Irrfan Khan.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan was among many Bollywood celebrities who condoled the death of Irrfan on social media. Salman took to his social media and shared a candid picture of himself with Irrfan Khan from an award show. Sharing the picture, Salman 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.”
Here, check out the tweet of Salman Khan:
Earlier, during the day, Shah Rukh Khan, who shared the screen space with Irrfan Khan in the movie ‘Billu’, also paid his tribute to Irrfan Khan. Sharing a black and white picture with Irrfan Khan, SRK wrote:
“My friend…inspiration & the greatest actor of our times. Allah bless your soul Irrfan bhai…will miss you as much as cherish the fact that you were part of our lives.
“पैमाना कहे है कोई, मैखाना कहे है दुनिया तेरी आँखों को भी, क्या क्या ना कहे है” Love u”
Here, check out the tweet of SRK:
My friend…inspiration & the greatest actor of our times. Allah bless your soul Irrfan bhai…will miss you as much as cherish the fact that you were part of our lives.
“पैमाना कहे है कोई, मैखाना कहे है दुनिया तेरी आँखों को भी, क्या क्या ना कहे है” Love u pic.twitter.com/yOVoCete4A
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 29, 2020