Actor Irrfan Khan passed away at the age of 53 in Mumbai on wednesday. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences paid a tribute to the late calling him an inspiration to many. The Academy shared a tweet and wrote "A mainstay of Bollywood cinema and incredible talent in films like Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi and The Namesake, Irrfan Khan left his imprint on global cinema. An inspiration to millions, he will be greatly missed!" Golden Globes also took to Facebook to share their condolences and wrote Irrfan first appeared on the big screen in the Golden Globe nominated film 'Salaam Bombay'. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.