Irrfan Khan was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital a couple of days back. He had been battling with a neuroendocrine tumour which is an extremely rare type of cancer requiring medical attention. On Wednesday, it has been confirmed that the actor has passed away, aged 53. Popular actor Kunal Kemmu also paid tribute to Irrfan Khan. Read on:
Irrfan Khan was placed under observation at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital since Tuesday. He had been under the inspection of doctors for his colon infection as he had been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018. However, the actor passed away on Wednesday.
Bollywood actor Kunal Kemmu was among the many industry members who were shocked by hearing the news. He took to his social media to pay a tribute to the veteran actor with various pictures of Irrfan Khan. Kunal Kemmu further wrote, “I feel so sad even as I write this.. you truly were one of a kind. We will always miss you and remember you”.
Irrfan Khan had also lost his mother just three days ago. However, he could not attend the last rites as they were held in Jaipur and the travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus outbreak made him stay back instead. Irrfan Khan had been undergoing various treatments for his condition while working. He had been undergoing treatment abroad for several months in the last year.
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