Hollywood directors Colin Trevorrow, Ava Duvernay pay tribute to Irrfan Khan

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Apr 29, 2020, 06.32 PM(IST)

Jurassic World Photograph:( Twitter )

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Irrfan Khan not only worked in Indian films but also was one of India's most famous exports to Hollywood.

Irrfan Khan not only worked in Indian films but also was one of India's most famous exports to Hollywood.

On Wednesday, as Irrfan Khan breathed his last, tributes poured in from across the world including Hollywood directors Colin Trevorrow and Ava Duvernay.

Trevorrow directed Irrfan in 'Jurassic World' and recalled one of the conversations he had with the actor.

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DuVernay wrote about watching the actor on screen and appreciating his work as a fan.

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Actor Riz Ahmed also paid tribute to Irrfan.

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Indian-American actress Poorna Jagannathan called Irrfan the 'best Indian actor'.

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Closer home, Pakistani actress Saba Qamar, who worked with him in 'Hindi Medium' wrote a rich tribute for the actor.

The actor had carved a nice for himself outside India as well and had appeared in films like Ang Lee’s 'Life of Pi', Mira Nair’s 'The Namesake', Danny Boyle’s 'Slumdog Millionaire' and Wes Anderson’s 'The Darjeeling Limited'.

Khan died after a prolonged battle with cancer.

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