President Ramnath Kovind mourned the death of Irrfan khan.
President Kovind tweeted, ‘Deeply saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Irrfan Khan. He was a rare talent-rich artist. The imprint of his diverse roles will always be etched in our hearts.
विख्यात अभिनेता इरफान खान के असामयिक निधन से गहरा दुःख हुआ।
वे दुर्लभ प्रतिभा-सम्पन्न कलाकार थे। उनकी विविध भूमिकाओं की छाप सदैव हमारे दिलों में अंकित रहेगी ।
उनका निधन, सिने-जगत व अनगिनत प्रशंसको के लिए अपूरणीय क्षति है।
उनके परिवार और प्रियजनों के प्रति मेरी शोक संवेदनाएं।
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) April 29, 2020
His death is an irreparable loss to the cine world and countless admirers. My condolences to his family and loved ones.
Actually, Irfan was fighting a rare type of cancer for a long time. The actor was handed over to the Versova cemetery at 3 pm. Family, close relatives and friends attended his funeral.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote condolences on his death. He said – Irfan Khan’s departure is a big loss for the world of cinema and theater.