Mumbai: Famous actor Irrfan Khan, who rose to international fame with Slumdog Millionaire, died on Wednesday 29 April at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute in Mumbai.
Irrfan was admitted in ICU for colon infection.
Anguished over the sad news of Irfan Khan’s demise. He was a versatile actor, who’s art had earned global fame and recognition. Irfan was an asset to our film industry. In him, the nation has lost an exceptional actor and a kind soul. My condolences to his family and followers. -Amit Shah, Home Minister, Government if India
Words shall never be enough to describe what legacy you left behind. One of the best actors of Indian cinema & the finest to represent us internationally with his unmatched talent. You shall forever remain an inspiration. – Sunil Shastri, BJP leader
Really saddened to hear about the untimely demise of actor Irfan Khan. An incredible actor & an amazing person. He holds a special place in Indian Cinema for his unique acting style & dialogue delivery. May Allah give strength to his loved ones to bear this pain & loss. – Syed Shahnawaz Hussain – National Spokesperson BJP and former Union Minister