Written bySagar Malik
The void that has been created by Irrfan's demise will be felt for ages to come.
Today, every Indian grieves.
From movie personalities to political leaders, here is how they are paying tribute.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lamented Irrfan's passing away and conveyed his condolences.
He said that it is "a loss to the world of cinema and theater".
"He will be remembered for his versatile performances across different mediums. My thoughts are with his family, friends and admirers. May his soul rest in peace," PM Modi added.
Saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Irrfan Khan. A rare talent and a brilliant actor, his diverse roles and remarkable performances will remain etched in our memories. A big loss to the world of cinema and millions of film lovers. Condolences to his family admirers.— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) April 29, 2020
Amitabh Bachchan, who collaborated with Irrfan in Shoojit Sircar's acclaimed movie Piku, wrote, "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 (sic)," he added.
Terming Irrfan "the greatest actor of our times," Shah Rukh Khan wrote, "My friend...inspiration. Allah bless your soul Irrfan bhai...will miss you as much as cherish the fact that you were part of our lives. (sic)."
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also conveyed his condolences.
He wrote, "I'm sorry to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. A versatile and talented actor, he was a popular Indian brand ambassador on the global film and tv stage."
"He will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends & fans at this time of grief," Gandhi added.
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 🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 29, 2020
Heartbroken to hear about Irrfan’s untimely demise. It’s an irreparable loss for Indian cinema. Deepest condolences to his wife sons. RIP Irrfan.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 29, 2020
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. pic.twitter.com/vjhd5aoFhc— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 29, 2020
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