BOLLYWOOD: Recently Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman expressed their grief and extended their love to Irrfan Khan’s family.
Jolie, who worked with Khan in Michael Winterbottom’s A Mighty Heart – the film in which Adnan Siddiqui also worked along with Khan in – said she had been privileged to work with him in the 2007 film.
She told the BBC, “He stood out for his generosity as an artist, which made it a pleasure to work in any scene with him.”Adding that, “I remember the intensity of his commitment, and equally his smile. I send my condolences and my sympathy to his family, his friends, and all admirers of his work, in India and around the world.”
In A Mighty Heart, Jolie played the role of Mariane Pearl, wife of journalist Daniel Pearl who was kidnapped and beheaded by terrorists. The film is based on Mariane’s memoir of the same name. Khan played the role of Karachi police chief Zeeshan Kazmi.