The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science(AMPAS) posted a video on finding new hope and patience in these times . It tweeted, ’A celebration of hope—through the lens of movies we love.’ The video is a montage sequence of many inspiring moments from the Oscar winning films such as The Shawshank Redemption, Her, Captain Marvel, The martian, Parasite, Interstellar, Black Panther and many more including the Irrfan Khan starrer Life of Pie.
The video starts with Al Pacino’s memorable line from Scent of a woman ,’ There is nothing like the sight of an amputated spirit. There is no prosthetic for that.’ The video was tied together with many dialogues from the classic movies of all times. What grabbed the attention was the smiling Irrfan Khan at the end of the video. His dialogue from Life of Pie concluded this moving video.
The sequence is the end of the interview, Irrfan is asked if his story does have a happy ending to which the actor replies,’ Well that’s up to you.’
The fans of late Irrfan Khan took to social media and grew emotional on seeing him in the video. Irrfan’s Lunchbox co-star Nimrata Kaur wrote,’A heavy heart smiles with the last frame. Such a rich, moving collage. #IrrfanForever.”
Khan breathed his last on April 29, 2020 in Mumbai. He died after battling with neuroendocrine tumour for two -years. His last film was Homi Adajania’s Angrezi Medium.