It’s more than a month since Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, 51, who shot to fame with his role in Jurassic World, announced that he was suffering from a rare cancer and that he is going to the US for treatment.
Before leaving, he said:"I hope to be back with more stories to tell."
Diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumours, which may occur anywhere in the body, could non-cancerous or even malignant becoming fatal. The actor did not reveal at what stage of the condition his disease is. Instead, he chose to quote, Margaret Mitchell, saying, "Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect."
Film journalist Umair Sandhu has reportedly tweeted saying that his health is deteriorating. Citing family sources, Sandhu, wrote that Irrfan’s cancer was in its final stage and that the doctors were of opinion that he may not last for more than a month. But soon the tweet was retracted.
TimesNowNews has published the tweet that read, "BREAKING NEWS !! As per Family Sources of @irrfank ! His Cancer is at last Stage & Doctors are of the opinion that he may not last more than a month !!" — Umair Sandhu (@sandhumerry) April 8, 2018. However, it was reportedly removed later.
Irrfan Khan acted with ease in some memorable films of both Hollywood and Bollywood like "Paan Singh Tomar", "Talvar", "Maqbool", "7 Khoon Maaf", "Piku", "Hindi Medium" and "Blackmail" in Hindi.
In the West, he has starred in films like "The Namesake", "Life of Pi", "A Mighty Heart", "Slumdog Millionaire", "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Inferno". His film ‘Hindi Medium’ has made more than Rs.100 in the Chinese market.