Irrfan Khan

Indian actor
Khan in May 2015

Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan (7 January 1967 – 29 April 2020), credited as Irrfan Khan or simply Irrfan, was an Indian movie actor. He was born in Tonk, Rajasthan, India. In 2011, Khan was awarded the Padma Shri.[1]

Khan has garnered the National Film Award for Best Actor in the 60th National Film Awards 2012 and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in Paan Singh Tomar.[2] He also appeared in The Namesake, The Darjeeling Limited, the Academy Award winner Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, New York, I Love You, The Amazing Spider-Man, Jurassic World, and Inferno.

In March 2018, Khan was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor.[3][4] He died of colitis caused by the tumor in Mumbai on 29 April 2020, aged 53.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Irrfan Khan". Irrfan.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08.
  2. Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF). Press release. http://pib.nic.in/archieve/others/2013/mar/d2013031801.pdf. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  3. CNN, Lisa Respers France,. "'Life of Pi' star Irrfan Khan reveals he has a rare tumor". CNN. Retrieved 2018-03-16.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. "Life of Pi actor has rare tumour". BBC News. 2018-03-16. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  5. Irrfan Khan passes away

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