Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan Dies Days After His Mother Passed Away
Irrfan Khan paid his last respects to his mother through a video call
Days after his mother, Saeeda Begum passed away at the age of 95, Irrfan Khan lost his battle with a rare form of cancer. The news about the actor’s demise came a few hours after his spokesperson had confirmed that he was under doctor’s observation.
The actor was unable to attend his mother’s funeral due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. Irrfan Khan paid his last respects to his mother through a video call. Only a few people were allowed to attend the burial ceremony. Saeeda Begum belonged to a Nawabi family and was also a poet. She is survived by two sons- Salman and Imran.
The Maqbool actor was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. He was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital with a colon infection. It is sad to know that the family has been struck with these tragedies during such tough times.
Irrfan Khan was surrounded by his family when he passed away. The actor has truly left a legacy of his own in his short lifespan of 53 years. The actor has been a part of many trailblazing projects such as Hindi Medium, Life of Pi, and, The Lunchbox. The versatile actor also earned a National Award for his powerful performance in sports drama ‘Paan Singh Tomar’. In addition, he was also a part of Hollywood projects such as Jurassic World and The Amazing Spider-Man.
The actor was first diagnosed with this rare form of cancer in 2018.
Social media was flooded with wishes and condolences after the news came out. Many eminent Bollywood personalities paid their respects to the late actor and offered their condolences.