In a shocking update, Bollywood actor Irfan Khan has breathed his last today. He was recently admitted to a hospital for colon infection. He is 53 years old and is survived by a wife and two children.
The close friend of Irfan Khan and prominent director Shoojit Sircar broke the news of the death. He put the message on social media and paid his condolences to the bereaved family. Later, the family has issued an official statement.
Irfan Khan has previously been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour. A rare kind of cancer that many thought would be incurable. He battled it for an extended period and came out surviving it. Post-recovery he was also seen doing a movie Angrezi Medium. There were also talks about him hearing many subjects and signing a couple of them. It is under these circumstances that news of his passing away has come as a shock.
Irfan Khan has had a glorious career tasting international stardom. The Namesake, Slumdog Millionaire, The Lunchbox, Jurassic World put Irfan on an international map. Before the actor got affected by cancer, he was starting to get offered critical parts in major Hollywood productions. Not only these Irfan Khan also created a unique space in the ad world his effortless charming act.
Irrfan Khan is hailed unanimously by critics as actor par excellence. He has multiple awards in his kitty for the same, including the National Award for Best Actor (for Paan Singh Tomar). The Indian government awarded him Padma Shri in 2011. As far as Telugu audience is considered Irfan Khan acted as the antagonist opposite Mahesh Babu in the 2006 movie Sainikudu.
The death of Irfan Khan is a great loss to the movie world, undoubtedly. May his soul rest in peace, and the family get all the strength required to go through the testing times. Follow Mirchi9 on Google NewsThis Week Releases on OTT – Check ‘Rating’ Filter
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