Boman Irani's mother passes away due to age-related issues at 94
Mumbai : Actor Boman Irani's mother Jerbanoo Irani passed away on Wednesday morning due to an age-related illness at her Mumbai residence. She was 94 years old.
Boman Irani shared the news of her mother's sad demise on Instagram and paid his tribute in which he mentioned that Jerbanoo was not just a mother to him but also a father.
"She played the role of both mother and father to me, since she was 32. What a spirit she was. Filled with funny stories that only she could tell. The longest arm that always dug deep into her pockets, even when there wasn’t much there," Boman Irani wrote in his social media post.
Boman also added that his mother loved food and songs and said, "She loved her food and her songs and she could fact-check Wikipedia and IMDb in a flash. Sharp, sharp, sharp, till the very end."
The actor also mentioned that his mother always advised him to do acting which brings a smile to people's face. "She always said - You are not an actor for people to praise you. You are an actor only so you can make people smile," Boman recalled.
Check out his post below:
”Last night she asked for Malai Kulfi and some mango. She could have asked for the moon and the stars if she wished. She was, and always will be…….A Star,” Boman concluded his post.
His friends from the Bollywood industry paid their tribute to his mother in the comment section.