New Delhi: Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan died today in a hospital in Mumbai. He was 53 years old. There is an atmosphere of grief among the fans across the country including Bollywood due to the death of Irrfan Khan. During this time, many political veterans mourned the death of Irfan.
PM Modi expressed grief over the death of Irrfan Khan. He said, ‘Irrfan Khan’s departure is a big loss for cinema and theatre. He will always be remembered for his roles played in different mediums. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.’
Home Minister of India, Amit Shah also tweeted, ‘Anguished over the sad news of Irfan Khan’s demise. He was a versatile actor, who’s art had earned global fame and recognition. Irfan was an asset to our film industry. In him, the nation has lost an exceptional actor and a kind soul. My condolences to his family and followers.’
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray lamented, ‘With the death of actor Irrfan Khan, the Hindi film industry lost a hardworking, versatile actor. Despite suffering from chronic cancer, Irrfan accepted this fact positively and stood up enthusiastically during the treatment.’
Union Minister Smriti Irani lamented, ‘He made a place in our heart with every character, whether he is a passion in Paan Singh Tomar or a father in English medium. He was a great actor. He will breathe among us as his characters.’
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted, ‘I am saddened to hear about the demise 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. My condolences to his family, friends and fans in this hour of grief.’
Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat lamented that I am saddened by the news of the death of actor Irrfan Khan of versatility. Condolences to his family and friends. He will always be remembered as an amazing actor. May his soul rest in peace.
Mumbai compartments also paid tribute to Irrfan. Mumbai Dabbawala Association President Subhash Talekar said that Mumbai’s Dabbawalas and Irfan had a different relationship. A film by Irrfan also came in the lunch box. Irrfan had seen the premiere of the film by sitting with the coaches. A tribute to such an all-rounder.
NCP leader Supriya Sule said that I am saddened by the death of Irrfan Khan. He was an outstanding actor of Indian cinema. May his soul rest in peace.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that I am shocked at the death of Irrfan Khan. He was the most extraordinary actor of our time. His work will always be remembered. May his soul rest in peace.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari also mourned the death of Irrfan Khan. He said that Irrfan Khan was a talented actor who was also sensitive to social concerns. Irrfan worked in films and serials with his versatility. His departure is a big loss in the world of Hindi cinema.
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar also mourned the death of Irrfan Khan. He said that due to the variety of roles easily achieved through acting, actor Irrfan Khan will always be remembered by fans. The death of actor Irrfan Khan is a big shock to the Indian film industry, art world. With his untimely demise, we lost a strong actor, a sensitive person, a fighting personality.