Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has passed away. The news was revealed by Shoojit Sircar in a tweet, the actor was fighting brain tumor since the past two years in America he was back in India however due to colon infection the actor was admitted in Mumbai where he took last breath.
The actor’s spokesperson said in a statement following the demise “I trust I have surrendered, These were some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heartfelt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. And a man of few words and an actor of silent expressions with his deep eyes and his memorable actions on screen. 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. After having been struck by lightning in 2018 with the news of a rare cancer, he took life soon after as it came and he fought the many battles that came with it. Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heaven abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray 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.”
The actor had also been travelling to London for treatments, Irrfan Khan was seen in many Bollywood and Hollywood films and was recognized as an icon to the Industry playing lead roles in films like Slumdog millionaire, Life Of PI, Hindi Medium, Jurassic World and many more. His Last outing was Hindi Medium where he was seen alongside Saba Qamar.