As the country mourned the loss of one of the finest actors of the Indian cinema industry, Mumbai-based artist Ranjit Dahiya has paid his tribute to Irrfan Khan by making a huge sketch of the phenomenal actor. The actor’s wall mural was painted by the artist in the bylanes of Waroda Road, Bandra, as a tribute to his favourite actor. Also Read - 'Milenge Baaten Karenge'! Irrfan Khan's Wife Sutapa Sikdar Writes a Heartbreaking Facebook Post a Month After he Passed Away
Speaking to ANI, the artist mentioned that the news of the seasoned actor’s demise initiated him to do the wall painting. “When I came to know the sad demise of my favourite actor Irrfan khan, I wanted to give tribute to him,” said Dahiya. Also Read - Irrfan Khan Donated For COVID-19 Patients But Didn't Want Anyone to Know, Late Actor's Friend From Jaipur Reveals All
The wall painting, mixed in black, yellow, and white colour, sees a close-up shot of the late Lunchbox actor, where Dahiya said he focused more on his eyes which were loved by his fans. “It took me three days to complete this wall painting. I am still working on it. It’s a small tribute to my favourite actor Irrfan Khan,” added Dhaiya. Also Read - FIR Against KRK Aka Kamaal R Khan For Derogatory Tweets Over Rishi Kapoor And Irrfan Khan’s Death
Have a look at the pictures:
Irrfan died on Wednesday, April 29 after a year-long battle with cancer. He was hospitalised due to colon infection and breathed his last at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. He was 53.
Irrfan was last seen on screen in Angrezi Medium. He was not a part of the film’s promotions owing to his ill health. With critically acclaimed films like The Lunchbox and Paan Singh Tomar to his credit, Irrfan was regarded as one of the finest actors in Hindi cinema.