Indian stars Irrfan Khan has died at the age of 53 after being admitted to a Mumbai Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital on Tuesday due to a colin infection. They are sad news for the whole world and it was confirmed to us by the actor’s representatives. Filmmaker Shoojit Sicare tweeted: My dear friend Irrfan. You 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.
Here’s the official statement on Irrfan Khan’s death: I trust, I have surrendered, These were the some of the many words that Irfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. That is bad 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. We all play and hope that he is at peace. And to resonate and part with his words he had said As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it.
Born to Muslim parents in the village of Tonk near Jaipur, Irrfan’s, mother had a royal lineage bit his father was a self-made man. Eldest of three siblings, Irrfan joined National School O Drama after his father’s death. Ironically, his mother, Saeeda Begum, died a few days before his Saeeda Begum, died a few days before his death.
In the 80s, a period of his career that he described as being stuck, Irrfan found his big break in Aasif Kapadia,s The Warrior. His career steadily progressed- In India where he went on from playing character roles to headlining films, and then went on to become an India’s most celebrated face in the west.
His last film was Angrezi Medium, ahead of which the actor had shared an empowering video message for his fans, stating that the only choice he had was to remain positive. In India, most of the famous superhit films include his debut, the Academic Award-nominated Salaam Bombay! Maqbool (2004), Paan Singh Tomar (2011), Gunday (2014), Piku (2015), Talvar (2015), Hindi Medium (2017).