At the age of 53, one of the leading Indian actor Irrfan Khan dies of cancer.
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Irrfan Khan(53) was diagnosed of neuroendocrine tumor in the year 2018. He was one of the iconic Indian actor who has engraved an unforgettable place for himself in the Anglo-American movie fiels. He has played important roles in famous movies including Slumdog Millionaire, Jurrasic World and Life of Pi.
He was admitted in a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday evening for colon infection. However, unfortunately a statement was released on Wednesday stating his death. The statement read, “Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him.” The family announced that he died in the presence of his family members and the people who loved him the most. He was buried at the Versova Kabrastan at 3 pm in Mumbai.
His death has sent the people of Inida including the leaders and co-actors in a mourn. People were paying homage to the loss of his life. PM Narendra Modi has said that it was “a loss to the world of cinema and theatre.” Amitab Bachan has stated that his demise has left a huge vaccum. Priyanka Chopra tweeted, “The charisma you brought to everything you did was pure magic.”