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Irrfan Khan, gone too soon

The late actor Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar and kids, Babil and Ayan were seen first at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai and then at a cemetery in Yari Road, Mumbai.

Heartbreaking pictures: Irrfan Khan's wife and kids saying their final goodbyes

Actor Irrfan Khan passed away on Wednesday, 29 April, morning after being admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital due to a colon infection. He was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and spend two years in the United Kingdom for his treatment.

As per an official statement by his spokesperson, the actor was buried in Versova cemetery in Mumbai at three in the afternoon. Our photographers spotted late actor Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar and kids, Babil and Ayan at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai and then at a cemetery on Yari Road, Mumbai.

“Present were his family, close relatives and friends. Everyone paid their final respects and mourned the loss of his passing away”, the statement read.

The actor’s spokesperson had earlier released a statement about his demise. "’I trust, I have surrendered’; These were the some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. And a man of few words and an actor of silent expressions with his deep eyes and his memorable actions on screen. It's saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away."

Text inputs: The Quint; Images by Yogen Shah