Irrfan Khan passed away today at a hospital in Mumbai, where he was admitted. Actor Irrfan had been battling cancer since 2018 and his official spokesperson had confirmed on Tuesday that he was under doctor’s observation. Irrfan is survived by his wife Sutapa and sons – Babil and Ayan.
His family stated, “i trust, i have surrendered”, These were the some of the many words that Irrfan expressed in a heart felt note he wrote in 2018 opening up about his fight with cancer. Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him.
He was surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about. And to resonate with his words he had said, “As if I was tasting life for the first time, the magical side of it”.
Irrfan’s last film was ‘Angrezi Medium’, which hit the screens days before the lockdown was announced. He portrayal of a father willing to go against all odds for his daughter was much lauded by fans.
Best known for his performance in films like ‘Maqbool’ and ‘Piku’, the actor earned a National Award for his powerful act in sports drama ‘Paan Singh Tomar’. Irrfan was also globally recognised for his performance in films like ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, ‘Inferno’ and ‘Life of Pi’ and others.