Irrfan Khan, one of Bollywood’s most desired stars who also had made substantial achievements in the west, has died at the age of 53.
He had been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor and been admitted to the emergency unit of Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday. And on the following morning, an announcement was discharged affirming his demise.
He is survived by his wife Sutapa and two sons Babil Khan & Ayan Khan.
He was laid to rest at Mumbai’s Versova burial ground.
Irrfan started his career with a debut on Salaam Bombay, and he had a 30-year film career tenure. He was awarded a National Award for the film Paan Singh Tomar, about real-life athlete turned dacoit. He also won four Filmfare Awards for best actor and best supporting actor. His last movie was Angrezi Medium (2020).
He also starred in some Hollywood movies like Life Of Pi, Jurrasic World, Inferno, Spider-Man, and most notably in the movie Slumdog Millionaire.
His mother passed away two days ago, before his death, and he was not able to attend her last rites.