Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passed away Wednesday at the age of 53 and sporting stars from across India expressed shock over the news and sent condolences to his family.
The actor, who is one of the best known Indian stars in the West, was admitted to the ICU on Tuesday due to a colon infection. However, his health deteriorated, and he passed away on Wednesday.
I know the journey I know the pain and I know he fought till the end some are lucky to survive some don’t I’m sure you are in a better place now Irfan Khan my condolence to your family. May his soul rip
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) 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
— Rani Rampal (@imranirampal) April 29, 2020
Khan sahab, you were brilliant at what you did and that will always live on. Thank you for bringing your art to us the way you did. Strength to those grieving.
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) April 29, 2020
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) April 29, 2020
Condolences to the family members of the legendary actor #IrffanKhan, we will miss his class and his work. Rest in Peace.
— Unmukt Chand (@UnmuktChand9) 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 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
Heartbreaking to hear about the demise of #IrfanKhan My heartfelt condolences to his family. We lost a super natural actor. RIP Irfan sir.
— Hima MON JAI (@HimaDas8) April 29, 2020
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) April 29, 2020
Irrfan khan 😢 such a legend. Probably one of the best actors around . Terrible news. RIP 😔
— Ajay Jayaram (@ajay_289) April 29, 2020
Gogol Ganguly, Ruhdaar…. will keep revisiting you in every role, #IrrfanKhan . 2020 got even worse with the death of this talismanic actor. Had met him at our Padmashri function in 2011 and was charmed by his demeanor. There will be no tears but laughs in heaven. #ripirfankhan pic.twitter.com/I1JgxUiMZl
— Gagan Narang (@gaGunNarang) April 29, 2020
— Shubhankar Sharma (@shubhankargolf) April 29, 2020
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) April 29, 2020
Irrfan Khan is known for his work in films Life in a Metro, Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Haider, Piku, Talvar, Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi and Jurassic World among others.