Yesterday, on April 29, 2020, the film fraternity lost a gem after the sudden passing away of actor Irrfan Khan. After being diagnosed with a rare disease in March 2018, Irrfan Khan left us yesterday, battling cancer at 53. A talented star that he was, as the actor was known for his stellar performances in films from the west as well, Hollywood actress Mindy Kaling pays tribute to Irrfan Khan, while The Morning Show star Reese Witherspoon is ‘heartbroken’. Read On
Taking to Instagram, actress Mindy Kaling penned down a heartfelt note sharing a string of pictures featuring Irrfan Khan. In her post, the actress wrote, “I’m devastated by the news that the legend, Irrfan Khan, passed away at the age of 53. He was my favorite actor.” Expressing how devastated she is with the sad demise of Irrfan Khan, Mindy mentioned he was her favourite actor. Talking about Khan, Mindy wrote, “Irrfan’s performances were defined by his subtlety and sensitivity, he could do more with silence and many actors could do with a two page Sorkin monologue.”
Mindy Kaling then went on to share an experience when Irrfan Khan wrote to her looking forward to collaborate, and called it the ‘greatest honor’ of her career. The actress then mentioned to all her fans out there to watch Mira Nair’s The Namesake, or Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox, if they aren’t familiar with his work. Apart from the long penned down caption you can read below, Mindy Kaling also shared the post made by Tom Hanks for Irrfan.
While Mindy Kaling penned down the long-written post, The Morning Show actress Reese Witherspoon replied to it leaving a comment. The actress commented with two heartbroken emojis on Mindy’s tribute for Irrfan and shared how heartbroken she is on understanding about his demise.
Meanwhile, in her post, Mindy Kaling said that she feels robbed of Irrfan Khan’s future performances and send out condolences to his family. Also Read:Irrfan Khan Dies Of Cancer: Chris Pratt, Danny Boyle Express Grief On Bollywood Star's Demise; Old Note Of Tom Hanks To Irrfan Goes Viral
Image source: Instagram/ iMndy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon