Some of India’s biggest stars from all five south Indian states expressed their shock and pain at the demise of one of India’s finest actors Irrfan Khan.
Actors Kamal Haasan, Mahesh Babu and Dhanush in particular put out condolence messages as soon as they heard of his demise.
Here is what they said:
Dhanush: “Heartbroken by the news, what a great talent and a wonderful human being we have lost. I will always remember his kind words to me. There is a better place and I know he is there. My deepest condolences to his family and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace
Kamal Haasan: “Too soon to leave @irrfank Ji. Your work always left me in awe. You’re one of the finest actors I know, I wish you stayed longer. You deserved more time. Strength to the family at this time.”
Mahesh Babu: “Deeply saddened by the news of #IrrfanKhan’s untimely demise. A brilliant actor gone too soon. He will be truly missed… My heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones. RIP “
National Award winning Tamil director Seenu Ramasamy: “I will carry you in my heart. You are a great actor of Alternative Indian cinema and out of nation. RIP Sir #IrfanKhan”
Mohanlal: Extremely saddened to hear the loss of Irrfan Khan. May his soul rest in peace
Prakash Raj: “Extremely painful.. Ahh ..too early Irfan.. Folded handsFolded handsthank you for your contribution to the collective global art .. we will miss you . RIP”
Banita Sandhu: “My favourite Khan, always Broken heart You paved the way for an entire generation of actors, including myself. In India. In the West. All over. An unimaginable loss for our industry. You were truly one of a kind. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Actress Nadiya: “Performer Extraordinaire Gone too Soon. Prayers Folded hands #ripirrfankhan”