In the world full of certainty and uncertainty, Life becomes so unpredictable😐😶Touched by your words @irrfank 😌 Irrfan Khan sir you are a hero we pray for your speedy recovery🙏Get Well Soon👍✊stay positive💪 #IrrfanKhan
An endocrine tumour is a rare illness that affects the cells that release hormones into the bloodstream. The actor first tweeted on 5 March saying that he was suffering from a “rare disease”, later revealing it to be cancer.
Khan has acted in more than 100 films, including Bollywood hits Piku, Maqbool, Haasil, and Paan Singh Tomar. His English language films include Life Of Pi, Jurassic World, Slumdog Millionaire, and The Amazing Spider-Man.
In 2013, he won India’s National Film Award for his leading role in Paan Singh Tomar, a biopic about a athlete who became a bandit.
He won the Viewers’ Choice Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for The Lunchbox. in which he portrayed a lonely accountant who mistakenly receives a lunchbox intended for a colleague.