Veteran Bollywood actor Boman Irani took to social media to relay the unfortunate news of his father-in-law passing away on Monday at the age of 86. The actor shared a photo of his late father-in-law and penned an emotional note in his memory. His son and filmmaker Kayoze Irani also shared a string of pictures of his grandfather and recalled the last few days he enjoyed with him.
Taking to Instagram, the Jolly LLB actor penned an emotional note in memory of his father-in-law. “He never grumbled. He was always grateful. He never missed an opportunity to do good. A more upright bloke I have never met.86 glorious years he celebrated and requested us to continue to celebrate. Zenobia’s dad and hero Parvez. Inspiration to me and my sons. His was an innings played to perfection. Mostly in singles…but with humble elegance with every royal stroke. Will miss you,” he wrote.
Mourning the demise of his grandfather, Kayoze shared a bunch of pictures and pens that he feels lucky to spent time with his grandfather’s under the same roof.
Alongside the happy pictures, he wrote, “RIP my dear grandpa. Today as I woke up and went to say good morning to my grandfather. I found that he had breathed his last. My grandfather and I have shared many laughs, our love of trains and our sitting over dinner and just faffing about old stories. As the pandemic hit him and my granny moved in with me.”
“And I was lucky to share his last few years under my roof. I have never known a more content man, more honest man, and more happy man than him. And I’m so glad that I had the chance to live closely with him and the opportunity to take care of him in his final years. I am glad he went in peace and I’m glad he is in a better place. But I will miss him dearly. Rest in peace, my dear papa. Love you,” he added.
After learning about the sad news, several celebrities paid their condolences to the Irani family.