Shoojit Sircar, his director in ‘Piku’, broke the information on social media. “My dear friend Irrfan. You fought and fought and fought. I’ll always be proud of you…” Sircar wrote on Twitter.
In 2018, the Jaipur-born actor was identified with a malignant neuroendocrine tumour. He underwent remedy in London and recovered to rejoin work final yr. Irrfan’s newest, ‘Angrezi Medium’, was launched days earlier than the lockdown and shifted to an OTT platform.
His mom, Saeeda Begum, had handed away final week. Any actor could be proud to personal a resume like him. ‘Haasil’, ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, ‘Maqbool’, ‘Life in a Metro’, ‘The Lunchbox’ and ‘Hindi Medium’ are marked by sincerity of efficiency and po lished aesthetics that fetched him awards and applause. If Bollywood was his bread, Hollywood turned his butter within the latter a part of his glittering profession.