It has been eight months since the sad demise of Irrfan Khan. His colleagues, both Hollywood and Bollywood still miss the legendary actor. Recently, his Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard remembered him and penned a note in his memory in an Instagram post.
Looking back at her top nine posts that fetched the most number of likes on Instagram in 2020, she wrote, “ ‘The key to a happy life is to accept you are never actually in control.’ — #IrrfanKhan as Simon Masrani in @jurassicworld Lesson received 2020. Miss you greatly, Irrfan #TopNine.”
On the day of Irrfan’s death, Bryce had also shown her remorse through a tweet calling him an ‘exquisite human being’. She shared the pictures of them filming together.
Irrfan, you are an exquisite human being and we will all miss you dearly. These images are from the first and last day of filming, and I was lucky enough to spend them working with you. Love to you and your family always ❤️ #RIPIrrfanKhan pic.twitter.com/9G12xUVT9V
— Bryce Dallas Howard (@BryceDHoward) April 29, 2020
In the 2015 film, Irrfan had played the role of Simon Masrani, CEO of the Masrani Corporation and the owner of Jurassic World. Bryce played the female lead as Claire Dearing, the Jurassic World operations manager. Chris Pratt played the main lead as Owen Grady, a Navy SEAL veteran and ethologist, and a Velociraptor expert and handler at Jurassic World.
In addition to Jurassic World, Irrfan made his presence known in Hollywood by doing significant roles in films ranging from Life of Pi, Inferno and The Amazing Spider-Man. He was also a part of the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
Last year on April 29, Irrfan died of neuroendocrine tumour. In addition to his family, his death was mourned by both his colleagues and fans. The actor has two sons, Babil and Ayaan.
Recently, his wife, Sutapa Sikdar, shared the motion poster of the late actor’s final film, The Song Of Scorpions. His son Babil Khan also shared a teaser on Instagram. Sikdar, who is a writer, said that it is “never the last time”. She called it, ‘a journey from the finite to the infinite’. Read more about it here