Film actor Irrfan Khan Passes Away at 54
London— Bollywood actor Irfan Khan passed away in Mumbai today. He was rushed to Kokilaben Ambani hospital on Tuesday following colon infection and was admitted to the ICU. In 2018 he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour, OpIndia writes.
My dear friend Irfaan. You fought and fought and fought. I will always be proud of you.. we shall meet again.. condolences to Sutapa and Babil.. you too fought, Sutapa you gave everything possible in this fight. Peace and Om shanti. Irfaan Khan salute.
— Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) April 29, 2020
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar took to Twitter to express his condolences and grief over passing of Irfan Khan.
Khan had undergone treatment abroad for several months in 2019. His last movie that was released is Homi Adajania’s Angrezi Medium. He has also acted in several remarkable movies like Maqbool, Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Haider, Piku and Hindi Medium. He has also acted in Hollywood films like Slumdog Millionaire, Jurassic World, The Amazing Spiderman and Life of Pi.
Khan’s mother Saeda Begum died over the weekend in India, while the actor found himself stranded overseas, according to media reports.
Saeda Begum was 95 and a resident of the city Jaipur. Unfortunately for Khan, the actor found himself unable to return to attend the funeral due to the COVID-19 lockdown in India, reports further stated.