Irfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, two legendary actors of the Indian film industry, passed away in a single week, much to the shock and surprise of their fans.
The two actors worked together in the film 'D Day'. Irfan Khan passed away on April 29, while Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020.
Irfan Khan was admitted to the hospital due to a large intestinal infection where he could not recover while Rishi Kapoor had been battling cancer for almost 2 years.
He was taken to hospital with respiratory problems, where he later died.
The same week, another legendary Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah was also rumored to have been admitted to hospital due to ill health.
However, Naseeruddin Shah's family, while talking to Indian media, denied the rumors and clarified that Naseeruddin Shah is at home in Mumbai in good health.
Actor Vivaan, son of Naseeruddin Shah, also dismissed rumors of his father's illness on the social networking site Twitter as baseless.
In his tweet, he wrote, "Everything is fine, Baba is fine. All the rumors about his health are baseless. We pray for Irfan Bhai and Chanto Ji (Rishi Kapoor). It's a huge loss for all of us. "
Naseeruddin Shah's niece Saira Shah Haleem also told Indian media that Naseeruddin Shah is perfectly healthy and is at home with his wife Ratna Pathak in Mumbai.
He added that his father spoke to Naseeruddin Shah and his family and told them that he was fine.
Naseeruddin Shah himself while talking to the media said that all the reports about his health are baseless and he is in quarantine at his home in good health.
Remember that Naseeruddin Shah has acted in Pakistani films 'Khuda Ke Liye' and 'Zinda Bhaag'.
Naseeruddin Shah also issued a long statement in his name to pay homage to Irfan Khan.
According to The Hindu, Naseeruddin Shah wrote, “Irfan Khan is gone? Did he leave without saying goodbye to me? How could he do that, he would probably wait for me.
According to the actor, Irfan Khan was a great actor who acted in many successful films in his career and he was always very impressed with him.
Naseeruddin Shah and Irfan Khan have worked together in films like 'Maqbool' and 'Sat Khoon Maaf'.