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      Irrfan Khan Is No More; Bollywood Celebs Mourn Actor’s Death

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      Actor Irrfan Khan passed away at the age of 53 on April 29, after being admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. The actor was kept in the ICU for colon infection and had been suffering from cancer since 2018.

      Irrfan's family released a statement which stated, "I trust, I have surrendered"; These were the some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. And a man of few words and an actor of silent expressions with his deep eyes and his memorable actions on screen. It's saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him. After having been struck by lightning in 2018 with the news of a rare cancer, he took life soon after as it came and he fought the many battles that came with it. Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heaven abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he is at peace. And to resonate and part with his words he had said, "As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it."

      The National-Award winning actor's death has indeed shocked the entire film industry as many celebrities from Bollywood have mourned his death on Twitter.

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      Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "T 3516 - .. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. 🙏 An incredible talent .. a gracious colleague .. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. left us too soon .. creating a huge vacuum .. Prayers and duas" (sic)

      Shoojit Sircar wrote, "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." (sic)

      Sonu Sood wrote, "Cinema will always miss you . RIP Irfaan bhaiBroken heart."

      Shruti Haasan wrote, "Goodbye sir ...Thankyou for your beautiful art and magic Black heart Thankyou for being you - will miss you always. May your soul rest in peace and may you find peace and light" (sic)

      Lata Mangeshkar tweeted, "Bahut guni abhineta Irrfan Khan ji ke nidhan ki khabar sunkar mujhe bahut dukh hua. Main unko vinamra shraddhanjali arpan karti hun."

      Sonam Kapoor wrote, "Rest in peace @irrfank you have no idea what your kindness meant to me at a time I was at my least confident . My condolences to your family and loved ones."

      Karan Johar expressed his grief by tweeting, "Thank you for those indelible movie memories....thank you for raising the bar as an artist ...thank you for enriching our Cinema....we will miss you terribly Irrfan but will always always be immensely grateful for your presence in our lives.....our cinema....we salute youFolded handsRed heartSleepy face"

      Farhan Akhtar wrote, "#IrrfanKhan was truly a one of a kind actor and the magic he brought to the screen will be sorely missed. RIP. #gonetosoon"

      Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, "Our loss, heaven's gain. #IrrfanKhan #RIP Thank you for all the magic you weaved on celluloid. Condolences to the family and loved ones."

      Ajay Devgn wrote, "Heartbroken to hear about Irrfan's untimely demise. It's an irreparable loss for Indian cinema. Deepest condolences to his wife & sons. RIP Irrfan."

      Chitrangada Singh expressed, "Zindagi pe tera mera kisi ka na zor hai
      Hum sochte hai kuch woh saali sochti kuch aur hai .. i wud sit n watch his takes in awe during yeh saali zindagi shoot .. we have lost the finest .. such a loss ! #ripirrfankhan Folded handsFolded handsFolded hands"

      Bhumi Pednekar wrote, "So heartbroken on the demise of #IrrfanKhan sir. We are shocked & just sad. My condolences to the family .You will live on forever in our hearts sir. Thank you for entertaining us and giving us such powerful performances .You were an institution & an inspirational force . RIP" (sic)

      Tiger Shroff wrote, "Saddened by the untimely passing of #IrrfanKhan sir condolences to the family gone too soon." (sic)

      Priyanka Chopra shared a picture with Irrfan Khan and wrote, "The charisma you brought to everything you did was pure magic. Your talent forged the way for so many in so many avenues.. You inspired so many of us. #IrrfanKhan you will truly be missed. Condolences to the family."

      Disha Patani wrote, "Deeply saddened to hear about demise of Irrfan Khan. This is huge loss to the world. May his soul rest in peace."

      Sonnalli Seygall tweeted, "Pathbreaking, legend, phenomenal, few words that come to mind when one thinks of #IrrfanKhan sir. He will always thrive with the legacy of great work he has left, and will be remembered by generations . We will miss you, Cinema will miss you.Broken heart" (sic)

      Irrfan's Hindi Medium co-star Saba Qamar wrote, "Deeply disturbed to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. It feels like yesterday coming back from the sets of Hindi Medium. You taught me a lot as an actor and a mentor. Such a brilliant actor gone too soon. I'm at a loss for words. RIP Raj Yours Only, Meeta #IrrfanKhan"

      Shah Rukh Khan 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"

      Salman Khan tweeted, "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.."

      Dia Mirza wrote, "Thank you Irrfan. Thank YOU. Your footprints go well beyond the time you shared with us... you will be forever loved and celebrated Yellow heart🙏🏻 And your light will always shine on."

      Kareena Kapoor Khan shared an Instagram post and wrote, "It was an absolute honour sir 🙏🏻 Rest in peace ❤️"

      Shilpa Shetty said, "I'm numb today... I haven't been able to accept the loss of a brilliant co-actor and a fabulous person that @irrfan was! We've lost a gem today... but his legacy will live on through the phenomenal body of work that he has left behind. Rest in peace, Irrfan! My heart goes out to the entire family and I pray that they derive the strength to cope up with this irreparable loss #ripirrfankhan"

      Alia Bhatt shared a post with heart emoji.

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      Lisa Ray shared an anecdote.

      Akshay Kumar tweeted, "Such terrible news...saddened to hear about the demise of #IrrfanKhan, one of the finest actors of our time. May God give strength to his family in this difficult time"

      Aamir Khan wrote, "Very sad to hear about our dear colleague Irrfan. How tragic and sad. Such a wonderful talent. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
      Thank you Irrfan for all the joy you have brought to our lives through your work.
      You will be fondly remembered.
      Love.
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      Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, "Very sad to hear of Irrfan's passing. An immense talent! An actor for whom I had great admiration. My condolences to the family. Rest in Glory!"

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      Vidya Balan wrote, "I didn't know you well but i can't stop crying today because your performances affected me in a very personal way...I guess thats your magic and that will always remain...Take care #IrrfanKhan. My heart breaks at the thought of your family but i pray for Sutapa and your boys." (sic)

      Deepika Padukone seems to have most affected one by his death as she posted a black picture on her Instagram handle and just wrote, "#IrrfanKhan"

      Deepika Padukones reaction

      Sharing a picture with Irrfan, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap wrote on his Instagram handle, "At Cannes 2013.. We came close to working together thrice and couldn't .. Whether he was on the set or not, we almost always ended up discussing him and his craft..One of the finest actors this country has ever seen. May he find his peace.." (sic).

      Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted, "In d year 2000 a film directed by #IrrfanKhan named ALVIDA starred me & I ws lucky 2 hv my mentor as my co-star in many films. No 1 wil evr b able 2 fill his space in d entire world of cinema. Never thot in d worst of my dreams, dat wil hv 2 say "ALVIDA" so soon RIP #IrrfanKhan," (sic).

      Also Read : SHOCKING! Irrfan Khan Passes Away; Shoojit Sircar Says 'My Dear Friend, You Fought & Fought'Also Read : SHOCKING! Irrfan Khan Passes Away; Shoojit Sircar Says 'My Dear Friend, You Fought & Fought'

      Irrfan Khan was last seen in Angrezi Medium which also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Radhika Madan and Deepak Dobriyal in the pivotal roles. Directed by Homi Adajania, the film was released before the lockdown. It later streamed on Hotstar.

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