Irrfan Khan, ‘Life of Pi,’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Star Dies at 53
Irrfan Khan, the wide-eyed actor who enjoyed art house acclaim in his native India and crossover-success with Hollywood roles including “Life of Pi,” “Jurassic World” and “Inferno,” died on Wednesday.
He was 53.Khan, was previously diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and underwent extensive treatment in London.
He recovered well enough to shoot what would turn out to be his last film “Angrezi Medium,” the release of which was abruptly cut short due to the spread coronavirus pandemic in March.On Tuesday, he was admitted into the intensive care unit of Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital with a colon infection.He is survived by his wife Sutapa and sons Babil and Ayan.More to follow.
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