Mumbai I Versatile Hindi Cinema actor Irrfan Khan has died in Mumbai. Khan had been admitted to a Kokilaben Hospital hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday. Irrfan Khan was being treated for a colon infection in a Mumbai hospital. Irrfan is survived by his wife and his two sons Babil and Ayan. Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in March 2018 and for the past few years, the magnificent actor had been in and out of hospitals for treatment.
“It’s saddening that this day, we have to bring forward the news of him passing away. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him,” Irrfan Khan’s spokesperson said.
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who directed Irrfan Khan in Piku, tweeted: “My dear friend Irrfan. 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.”
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
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan said: “This is a most disturbing and sad news. An incredible talent, a gracious colleague, a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema, left us too soon.”
T 3516 – .. just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. this is a most disturbing and sad news .. 🙏
An incredible talent .. a gracious colleague .. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. left us too soon .. creating a huge vacuum ..
Prayers and duas 🙏
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 29, 2020
Filmmaker Karan Johar said: “We will miss you terribly, Irrfan.” Karan Johar tweeted
A student of the National School of Drama, Irrfan made his screen debut in 1988 in Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay. Versatile and magnificent Irrfan Khan has given countless hits like ‘Maqbool’, ‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Angrezi Medium’ and ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle.’