The Namesake’s Gogol Kal Penn remembers Irrfan: His humanity shall be badly missed

Famend actor Irrfan died on Wednesday (April 29) on the age of 53 in Mumbai. The actor was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital resulting from a colon an infection. Irrfan took his final breath there.

As quickly because the information of Irrfan’s demise was launched, social media was flooded with messages from followers and celebrities expressing their grief.

Hollywood actor Kal Penn, who labored with Irrfan in Mira Nair’s The Namesake additionally penned a heartfelt observe for him. He stated that he’ll miss the actor’s “artwork and humanity.”

Learn his tweet under:

Penn wrote, “Irrfan’s artwork and humanity shall be badly missed. By no means seen somebody use the beats of silence so superbly to convey a lot about who we’re. Sending like to Sutapa and the household.”

He additionally shared an image from the movie, The Namesake, that includes him and Irrfan. Penn performed the function of Gogol within the movie and Irrfan performed Ashoke, his father.

Penn is not the one Hollywood celeb who mourned the loss. Hollywood director Colin Trevorrow, who labored with Irrfan in Jurassic World, remembered his final dialog with the actor.

He tweeted, “Deeply unhappy to have misplaced #Irrfan. A considerate man who discovered magnificence on this planet round him, even in ache. In our final correspondence, he requested me to recollect ‘the great facets of our existence’ within the darkest of days. Right here he’s, laughing.”

Ava Duvernay additionally tweeted about Irrfan. She wrote, “A grateful fan of #Irrfan right here. Gone too quickly. When he’s on display, you may’t take your eyes off of him. He lives on in his movies.”

Irrfan was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday. In 2018, the actor was recognized with a neuroendocrine tumor, following which he underwent therapy within the UK.

Irrfan is survived by his spouse Sutapa Sikder, and sons Babil and Ayan.

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