'Khansahab, you were brilliant at what you did and that will always live.'
Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar were among the scores of Indians who expressed grief over actor Irrfan Khan's death.
'Saddened to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan,' Kohli tweeted.
'What a phenomenal talent and dearly touched everyone's heart with his versatility. May god give peace to his soul.'
Tendulkar lauded Irrfan's skills and said 'acting came so effortlessly to him'.
'Sad to hear the news of #IrrfanKhan passing away. He was one of my favorites & I've watched almost all his films, the last one being Angrezi Medium. Acting came so effortlessly to him, he was just terrific. May his soul Rest In Peace. Condolences to his loved ones', Tendulkar tweeted.
'Khansahab, you were brilliant at what you did and that will always live on', India's football skipper Sunil Chettri tweeted.
'Thank you for bringing your art to us the way you did. Strength to those grieving'.
Virender Sehwag condoled the death of the 'great talent' and wrote, "A great actor and a great talent. Heartfelt condolences to his family and well-wishers #IrfanKhan."
Former Indian skipper Mohammed Azharuddin lauded Irffan's skills and termed him a 'versatile artist'. "Saddened to hear about the shocking demise of #IrfanKhan. A truly talented & versatile artist and a great human being. May Allah grant him the highest place in Paradise. My heartfelt condolonces to the family & friends #RIPIrrfan," Azharuddin tweeted.
'R.I.P @irrfank Ji. Always enjoyed your amazing work and your mind-blowing skills as an actor and artist. Sincere condolences and prayers for the family', Shikhar Dhawan tweeted.
'Extremely sad to hear the demise of a versatile and talented actor @irrfank', India's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh tweeted.
'Thank you for entertaining us and giving us such powerful performance. My deepest condolences to his family - RIP'.
'Saddened to hear about #IrrfanKhan's demise', Mohammad Kaif tweeted.
'My heartfelt condolences to his family. One of my favourite actors, gone too soon. His work will live on forever. RIP, Irrfan'.