The entire Indian film industry went into a shock and saddened state with the sudden demise of iconic actor Irrfan Khan
. He was a legendary actor with a great heart. Irrfan was a great soul off-screen as well. Thus, his death has become a personal loss for everyone. Another legendary actor Anupam Kher recorded a video sharing his emotions after the demise of Irrfan. He soon broke into tears while speaking and ended the video in midway.
Anupam shared his video by tweeting, "Nothing can be more heartbreaking and tragic than the news of passing away of a dear friend, one of the finest actors and a wonderful human being #IrrfanKhan. Saddest day!! May his soul rest in peace. #OmShanti ."
In the video, Anupam Kher said, "I am completely shattered and deeply saddened to know about the passing away of a very, very dear friend and colleague, and drama school junior, Irrfan Khan. It is not only a loss for the Hindi film industry. It is a loss for the country and the international entertainment world. He was an amazing actor, that goes without saying, but he was also a wonderful human being, also very straight forward, with a great sense of humor. It’s so frightening and awful to talk about him in the past tense. It’s too soon. 53 is no age. We’re already struggling with the pandemic, trying to hold back our depression, and then for this news to come... It’s very sad. My heart goes out to his wife and children. It will take us many years to register that he’s not among us. It will take us many, many moments of... I just want to pray for his departed soul.
Anupam then broke into tears by saying, "Irrfan, this is not the way to deal with us...," and he ended the video.