Actor Irrfan Khan passed away today at a hospital in Mumbai. He was admitted to the hospital for colon infection on Tuesday and he was under doctor’s observation. The 53-year-old actor had been battling cancer since 2018. Irrfan is survived by his wife Sutapa and sons – Babil and Ayan.
The news of his demise was confirmed by filmmaker Shoojit Sircar. He took to his Twitter account and 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.”
My dear friend Irfaan. You fought and fought and fought. I will always be proud of you.. we shall meet again.. cond… https://t.co/zbTEIlRZg8
— Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) 1588140362000
Post Irrfan’s demise, his son Babil took to his Instagram story and posted a message about the same. The post read, “I’m deeply grateful for all the condolences you beautiful friends are pouring in for me. Although, I hope you understand that right now I’m not being able to reply because my vocabulary is dizzy. I will get back to each one of you but just not right now. Thank you so much! I love you.” Check out the post below:
Fans and his Bollywood friends and colleagues including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Shabana Azmi, Paresh Rawal and others took to social media to mourn the demise of the star.