Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has passed away in Mumbai. He was 54. The shocking news of the Angrezi Medium star’s demise was first shared by his close friend and colleague director Shoojit Sircar on social media.
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
Irrfan left behind his wife Sutapa Sikdar and their two sons Babil and Ayan.
On Tuesday, Irrfan was admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital with a colon infection and was kept in the intensive care unit (ICU). The actor’s demise is a big loss to the Hindi film industry.
Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Ravi Shastri, Anil Kumble, Suresh Raina, Hemang Badani, Isha Guha, Mohammad Kaif, Virat Kohi, and many others mourned the actor’s death on social media.
Check out some of the reactions from the cricketers below:
Sad to hear the news of #IrrfanKhan passing away. He was one of my favorites & I’ve watched almost all his films, the last one being Angrezi Medium. Acting came so effortlessly to him, he was just terrific.
May his soul Rest In Peace. 🙏🏼
Condolences to his loved ones. ☹️ pic.twitter.com/gaLHCTSbUh
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 29, 2020
A great actor and a great talent. Heartfelt
Condolences to his family and well – wishers #IrfanKhan
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 29, 2020
Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of #IrrfanKhan This is such a tragedy in these trying times. #India has lost an exceptional artist and talent. My thoughts are with his family and dear ones. RIP Irrfan 🙏 pic.twitter.com/pkQliKV3IF
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 29, 2020
There are actors who have the ability to move you with every performance, irrespective of role or medium! Irrfan Khan was one of those rare gems! Indispensable. He went too soon! RIP!
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 29, 2020
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) April 29, 2020
Sad to hear the news of Irrfan Khan. One of the finest actors to come out of India. In Hindi & English films alike he delivered some versatile and incredibly real performances. Thoughts with his family. #RIPIrrfanKhan
— Isa Guha (@isaguha) April 29, 2020
Saddened to hear about the untimely demise of #IrrfanKhan. Just a few days back I had watched his last film Angrezi Medium on TV along with my family.
His talent and acting was beyond words. May his soul rest in peace. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/RmRUAhTmif
— VINOD KAMBLI (@vinodkambli349) April 29, 2020
Terrible news. I remember Furqan taking this picture.
— zainab abbas (@ZAbbasOfficial) April 29, 2020
Oh My God….one of my favourite actors of modern times is no more. The untimely passing of Irrfan Khan is shocking and deeply saddening. May His Soul Rest In Peace. Went away way too soon. Heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 29, 2020
RIP #IrrfanKhan 🙏
— lets stay indoors India 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) April 29, 2020
#IrrfanKhan RIP… gone too early 🙏🏽
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) April 29, 2020
Saddened to hear the passing away of #IrrfanKhan. A wonderful actor. Gone too soon. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) April 29, 2020
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) April 29, 2020
Saddened to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. What a phenomenal talent and dearly touched everyone's heart with his versatility. May god give peace to his soul 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 29, 2020