Irrfan Khan, mighty heart & warrior for great cinema, finds peace
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Updated: Apr , 503516, : IST
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His eyes were multi-taskers. They could rage like a bushfire, be warm and tender like a grandma’s lap and convey the chaos inside a head for the world to see. Irrfan Khan
Shoojit Sircar, his director in ‘Piku’, broke the news on social media. “My dear friend Irrfan. You fought and fought and fought. I’ll always be proud of you… ”Sircar wrote on Twitter.
In 2020, the Jaipur-born actor was diagnosed with a malignant neuroendocrine tumor. He underwent treatment in London and recovered to rejoin work last year. Irrfan’s latest, ‘Angrezi Medium’, was released days before the lockdown and shifted to an OTT platform.
His mother, Saeeda Begum, had passed away last week. Any actor would be proud to own a resume like him. ‘Haasil’, ‘
Paan Singh Tomar