Hollywood actors Natalie Portman and Angelina Jolie have mourned the demise of Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan. He died at the age of 53 in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Natalie took to Instagram to share a picture of herself with Irrfan. It shows her dressed as a bride in a white gown held by Irfan, dressed like an Orthodox Jewish man. “Today Irrfan is sending love to Khan’s loved ones,” she wrote with the picture. Irrfan starred opposite Natalie in the Mira Nair segment of New York I Love You.
Message shared by Natalie Portman on Instagram.
Angelina also expressed her condolences in a message shared with IANS. “I had the privilege of working with Irrfan Khan on the set of A Mighty Heart. He stood out for his generosity as an artist, who enjoyed working with him in any scene. I remember the intensity of his commitment, and his smile equally. I send my condolences and my condolences to his family, his friends and all the admirers of his work throughout India and the world, ”Jolie said in her message.
Angelina Jolie and Irrfan Khan still from The Mighty Heart.
A Mighty Heart is a 2007 play, directed by Michael Winterbottom, based on a 2003 memoir by Marianne Pearl. The film tells of the kidnapping of Marian’s journalist husband Daniel Pearl in Pakistan and her subsequent murder by kidnappers. Jolie played the role of Marianne Pearl while Irrfan played Karachi Police Chief Zeeshan Kazmi. Most of the Karachi scenes of the film were shot in Pune.
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Irfan died after being admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, where he was undergoing colon infection. The actor announced in 2018 that he had not been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors.
The entire Bollywood fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, mourned his demise. Even Hollywood filmmakers such as Ava DuVernay, Colin Trevor shared messages. Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown also shared a comment on Irrfan’s death on Facebook.