Actor Irrfan Khan handed away on Wednesday after a protracted battle with most cancers. The information of his demise has left not solely Indian movie fraternity aghast but in addition Hollywood filmmakers like Colin Trevorrow and Ava Duvernay.
Trevorrow, who directed Khan in his worldwide outing Jurassic World, shared a cheerful photograph of the actor from the film Angrezi Medium. Along with it, he wrote, “Deeply sad to have lost #IrrfanKhan. A thoughtful man who found beauty in the world around him, even in pain. In our last correspondence, he asked me to remember “the wonderful aspects of our existence” within the darkest of days. Here he’s, laughing.”
Deeply unhappy to have misplaced #IrrfanKhan. A considerate man who discovered magnificence on the planet round him, even in ache. In our final correspondence, he requested me to recollect “the wonderful aspects of our existence” within the darkest of days. Here he’s, laughing. pic.twitter.com/8eAsSOO9Ie
— Colin Trevorrow (@colintrevorrow) April 29, 2020
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Irrfan Khan made appearances in just a few Hollywood movies together with Jurassic World, Inferno, Life of Pi and Slumdog Millionaire amongst extra.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ava Duvernay claimed to be a fan of Irrfan and felt he’s “Gone too soon.” Sharing a monochrome photograph of the actor, she wrote on Twitter, “A grateful fan of #IrrfanKhan here. Gone too soon. When he is on screen, you can’t take your eyes off of him. He lives on in his films.”
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) April 29, 2020
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Calling Irrfan, ‘one of the greatest actors’, Riz Ahmed tweeted, “Rest in peace one of the greatest actors of our time, Irrfan Khan. I never met him but he was an inspiration and a hero to me and millions of others. His work was consistently transcendent, he was a guiding light for so many of us.”
Rest in peace one of many best actors of our time, Irrfan Khan. I by no means met him however he was an inspiration and a hero to me and thousands and thousands of others. His work was constantly transcendent, he was a guiding gentle for therefore many people. pic.twitter.com/BwobeLvNLn
— Riz Ahmed (@rizwanahmed) April 29, 2020
“Devasted that brave @irrfan khan sadly lost his battle. We had planned to work together and he spent a day at my house discussing our script before he fell ill. I mourn today for one of India’s hugest talents and the worlds greatest actor. RIP baijaan and thank for your amazing work and legacy. 🙏😇💕😢 #irrfankhan,” filmmaker Gurinder Chadha wrote whereas sharing a throwback photograph with Irrfan.
Irrfan Khan was admitted to the ICU on Tuesday following a colon an infection. However, the actor’s well being deteriorated, and he breathed his final on April 29.
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