#RestInPeace : Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Chhetri, Manpreet Singh Pay Rich Tributes To Irrfan Khan

It is not only Bollywood which is in a state of shock over the passing away of versatile actor Irrfan Khan. Indian sporting fraternity too paid rich tributes to actor by taking to their respective twitter handles .

Tributes were paid by Indian skippers in cricket , football and Hockey in tweets .

Indian cricket team skipper and superstar Virat Kohli wrote in a tweet , “Saddened to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. What a phenomenal talent and dearly touched everyone’s heart with his versatility. May god give peace to his soul.”

Virat Kohli’s wife, actress Anushka Sharma too tweeted her sadness

Gautam Gambhir, BJP , East Delhi MP

Sachin Tendulkar, Batting Legend

There are actors who have the ability to move you with every performance, irrespective of role or medium! IrrfanKhan was one of those rare gems! Indispensable. He went too soon! RIP!

— GautamGambhir(@GautamGambhir) April 29, 2020

Indian football team skipper Sunil Chettri also shared his heartfelt condolences. “Khan sahab, you were brilliant at what you did and that will always live on. Thank you for bringing your art to us the way you did. Strength to those grieving,” Chhetri tweeted.

Manpreet Singh, Indian Men’s Hockey team Skipper, thanked him for entertaining and giving powerful performance through versatile characters.

Taking to Twitter Manpreet wrote, “Extremely sad to hear the demise of a versatile and talented actor @irrfank. Thank you for entertaining us and giving us such powerful performance. My deepest condolences to his family – RIP.”

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