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Maharashtra Village Pays a Tribute to Irrfan Khan by Naming Locality After Him

Snapshot from Angrezi Medium / Maddock Films | YouTube.

Snapshot from Angrezi Medium / Maddock Films | YouTube.

Irrfan Khan, who was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, breathed his last early on April 29 at the age of 54.

Janhavi Bhatkar
  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: May 12, 2020, 12:00 PM IST
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Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan touched the lives of many, not only in India but outside the country as well. The demise of Irrfan was felt like personal loss to his fans and well wishers. Everyone is paying tribute to their favorite 'Maqbool' in every possible way. Bollywood is still mourning about their huge loss. But one small village near Igatpuri in Nashik district have decided to name a neighborhood after him. They have renamed that locality as Hero chi vadhi (neighborhood of a hero).

Irrfan Khan's life is beautiful memory for those villagers. Maharashtra Times reported that, villagers have decided to name a neighborhood after him because it was the area where his farmhouse stands. His farmhouse is near Trilangwadi fort in Igatpuri tehsil. There is one small neighborhood called 'Patryacha Wada', Irrfan was closely attached with the villagers and had even visited on many occasions.

Villagers have shared to many memories of their favorite human being. They said, he had helped them in various situation. As well as had donated for numerous time to the Jilha Parishad school in Patryacha Wada. When Irrfan bought a plot of land in the village, he started interacting with the villagers who lived nearby. That was the time when he decided that those people need help to develop their village. According to reports, Irrfan used to donate books, raincoats, sweaters to the school children. Even after he was recovering in America, he sent one of his relative to help those kids, says report.

Everyone is trying to cherish such memories of Irfan. Even though there are no direct memories with him, many are remembering him by his movies and artworks. In such situation this village near Igatpuri is getting special appreciation.


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