The entire country was in a state of shock yesterday after the untimely death of actor Irrfan Khan. The actor has been battling cancer since the past two years and was admitted to the hospital 2 days back after a colon infection. As the industry still mourns the death of Irrfan Khan, Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil remembers him.
Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil is one of the many people across the world mourning the loss of Irrfan Khan. Although they never worked together, Fahadh shared a heartfelt note on hearing the news of Irrfan Khan's demise. He recalled his days before venturing into films and went on to reveal that it was Irrfan Khan who influenced him the most in his career.
Fahadh Faasil took to his social media to share a note with his fans mourning the loss of Irrfan Khan. He recalled his college days a few years ago when he was in America. He shared how he stumbled upon Irrfan’s film, Yuh Hota to Kya Hota and how he was smitten by just the mere presence of Irrfan Khan on the screen. Fahadh Faasil also revealed that many a time, he would be so lost in Irrfan Khan’s acting that he would lose the narrative of the film he was watching.
Fahadh Faasil also added that amidst discovering the talent called Irrfan Khan, he decided to quit his engineering course in America and come back to India to try his hand at acting. Fahadh Faasil has been in the industry for over ten years now and still considers Irrfan Khan as a major influence. While regretting not meeting him, Fahadh Faasil added that “I regret not shaking hands with him. I should have just gone to Bombay and met him.''
Fahadh Faasil also added that the death of Irrfan Khan is an irreparable loss to the film industry. He even went on to say, “I feel sorry for the writers and filmmakers who will experience a vacuum with this loss. We just didn’t have enough of him”.
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