The actor recently revealed that he has been diagnosed with a rare disease, and is set to undergo some tests in the coming days.
Abhishek, Dulquer, Ayushmann, Tillotama send wishes Irrfan's way
Mumbai - 07 Mar 2018 13:30 IST
While the news of Irrfan Khan's sickness was first revealed by director Vishal Bhardwaj when announcing the delay in his upcoming film on the female gangsters of Mumbai, the actor's tweet on 5 March came as a shock for many.
Writing a long post, the actor indicated that he has been suffering from a rare disease that has not yet been completely diagnosed.
Considered to be one of the finest actors of his generation, Khan's post led to an outpour of sympathy from across the board. Not only fans, but several prominent names from the industry sent in their wishes for the actor.
Abhishek Bachchan was among the first to send in his sympathy to the actor. "God speed," wrote Bachchan in his tweet.
God speed. ðð¤— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 5, 2018
Khan's Karwaan co-stars Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar also took to social media to wish their fellow actor.
Sending lots and lots of best wishes for your speedy recovery Sir!— Mithila Palkar (@mipalkar) March 5, 2018
Wishing for these trying times to pass and praying for your speedy recovery and the best of health and happiness Irfan sir.— dulquer salmaan (@dulQuer) March 5, 2018
Directors Rahul Dholakia and Hansal Mehta sent in their wishes for Khan's speedy recovery as well.
Get well soon Brother. Will say a prayer for you till you get back in action.— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) March 6, 2018
Dear Irfan, Prayers that you fight back and get better. Hoping that everybody respects your need for privacy.— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) March 7, 2018
Many artistes from the Hindi film fraternity were seemingly distressed at this news. From Ayushmann Khurrana to Tillotama Shome and Rajpal Yadav, the wishes were piling up on Khan's Twitter handle.
Please please please read THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND by Joseph Murphy now!!!!!— Priya Anand (@PriyaAnand) March 7, 2018
We all are with you sir. Wishing you a speedy recovery. ðð»— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) March 6, 2018
Sending you lots of love, positivity and healing Irrfan....big hug— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) March 6, 2018
There is no way you won't get better soon Irfan. Just no way. That permutation does not exist.— Tillotama Shome (@TillotamaShome) March 6, 2018
Sending healing energy nd lots of love for early mng arly recovery very soon Irrfan Sahab!— rekha bhardwaj (@rekha_bhardwaj) March 5, 2018
Lots of love from all of us Irrfan Bhai.— asifkapadia (@asifkapadia) March 5, 2018
While the nature of the disease is not known yet, the actor has assured followers on Twitter that he will reveal it after all the clinical tests have concluded.