Babil finds old text messages from dad Irrfan Khan, says ‘I was almost about to text him back’


Late actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil shared a screenshot on Saturday of some text messages from his dad, dated December 2019 and March 2020. Taking to his Instagram account, he revealed that he stumbled upon the WhatsApp messages from Irrfan whereas deleting pointless chats. Irrfan died in April final yr after a protracted battle with neuroendocrine tumour.

While the primary text message from Irrfan from December 2019 reads, “Tum phone le aana sath mai dekh lunga”. In one other dialog, the actor wrote two traces – “Babila call please when u r up” and “Call back it’s very urgent”. This one was from March 17, 2020, weeks earlier than Irrfan’s demise.

Babil, in his caption to the screenshot wrote, “This was intense on a level I could not explain. I was deleting unnecessary chats from my WhatsApp and I found this. For f**k’s sake. I was almost about to text him back just for the thrill of feeling like “mera bhai idhar hi hai mere saath”.

Babil usually shares nostalgic throwback photographs and movies of Irrfan Khan on his Instagram deal with, leaving the actor’s followers emotional.

In one of many posts from final yr, Babil described how Irrfan was defeated on the box-office by “hunks with six-pack abs delivering theatrical one-liners and defying the laws of physics and reality.” He added that earlier than he went to London to examine movies, his father advised him to make individuals overseas conscious that Indian cinema was rather more than “Bollywood”.

Irrfan Khan breathed his final on April 29 in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, after a protracted battle with most cancers.


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