Irrfan Khan no more: Arvind Kejriwal, Prakash Javadekar, Ashok Gehlot, Rahul Gandhi express shock over actor’s sudden demise

29 April, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Irrfan Khan no more: After battling from tumour in 2018 and returning back India after months of treatment, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Wedne...

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who has not just won Indian hearts with his films, he is an internationally acclaimed film star, passed away on Wednesday. The 53-year-old actor took his last breath on Wednesday at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital. After suffering from neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and getting treated for it in London, earlier this week, Irrfan Khan was admitted to the ICU of the Mumbai hospital and was undertaking treatment for colon infection in ICU.

This won’t be wrong to say that India has lost one of its brightest stars. Recently, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed his views on Twitter saying that Irrfan Khan was among the versatile actors. Further, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also tweeted that he was shocked to hear about Irrfan Khan’s demise. He added the actor was among the exceptions who was known for his phenomenal acting and his work will also be remembered.

Further, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also wrote on Twitter that Irrfan Khan was the Indian brand ambassador on the global films and Televisions, he will be truly missed. Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot also expressed his views and said that it is a big loss for the industry.

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Irrfan Khan started his acting career in 1988 by appearing in films like Kamla Ki Maut, Jazeere, Drishti. With his talent for living the character, the actor made his name with his hard work and kept conquering hearts by experimenting with roles. His films like Billu, Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox. Piku, Hindi Medium, Blackmail proved him to be the master of all jacks. Moreover, the hardworking actor has also appeared on small screens as well. After getting treated for neuroendocrine tumour in London, in 2019 Irrfan Khan returned back to India and featured in his last film Angrezi Medium.