Irrfan Khan passed away on Wednesday after battling a neuroendocrine tumour since 2018. The profuse actor went too soon at the age of 53. This is an intense loss to the world of international cinema. Sorrowful messages and condolences streamed in as the death news of the actor spread on the internet. An outrush of messages are coming from actor, director, journalists, politicians and sportspersons over social platform regarding this shocking news.
One of the veteran actors of Bollywood, Anupam Kher shared his condolences through a video from his Twitter account. Anupam Kher posted a condolence video regarding this sudden loss and wrote, “Nothing can be more heartbreaking and tragic than the news of passing away of a dear friend, one of the finest actors and a wonderful human being #IrrfanKhan. Saddest day!! May his soul rest in peace. #OmShanti 🙏”
Nothing can be more heartbreaking and tragic than the news of passing away of a dear friend, one of the finest actors and a wonderful human being #IrrfanKhan. Saddest day!! May his soul rest in peace. #OmShanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/QSm05p7PfU
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 29, 2020
In the video, Anupam Kher says, “I am completely shattered and deeply saddened to know about the passing away of a very very dear friend and colleague and drama school junior, Irrfan Khan. It’s not only the loss of Hindi film industry or it’s a loss of the country and the international entertainment world. He was an amazing actor that course without a saying but he was a wonderful human being also, very straight forward with a great sense of humour, compassionate. He… it’s so frightening and awful to talk about him in past tense. Its …I don’t know… I feel that its too soon…too soon…53 is no age.”
He further added, “In fact in today’s time no age is ..we are already struggling with this pandemic we are trying to hold back our depression, our sadness. We are struggling and then for this news to come is….. is very very sad. My heart goes out to his wife and his child and it will take us in many many years to register that he is not among us”
At the end, Anupam Kher Says, “I just want to pray for his departed soul. I just feel…Sometimes the words are so insufficient to express shock and grief and I will miss him.. the world will miss him. And my Om Shanti and May God Rest his soul in peace. Irrfan, this is not the way to deal with us….”.
The actor concluded the video with tearful eyes and could not express another word regarding this huge loss of the International entertainment industry.