Bollywood Actor Irrfan Khan who was admitted for colon infection in a hospital at Mumbai passed away. He was 54 and battling cancer since 2018. His official spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday that he was under doctor’s observation. The actor left wife Sutapa and 2 sons – Babil and Ayan behind him. Ace movie director Shoojit Sircar wrote an emotional note remembering the actor.

His last movie was ‘Angrezi Medium’ which hit the big screens just before the announcement of lockdown in India. Irrfan portrayed the role of a father who goes against every odd to fulfill the dream of his daughter was applauded by fans. Moreover the movie stopped playing in theatres and got released on digital platforms. He was renowned for his spectacular performances in movies like ‘Piku’ and ‘Maqbool’, also bagged a National Award for his powerful acting in sports drama ‘Paan Singh Tomar’. The actor received global recognition for his powerful performances in acclaimed movies like ‘Inferno’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, ‘Life of Pi’ ‘The Namesake’ and Jurassic World

Actors including Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Shabana Azmi paid tribute on Twitter

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