‘Life of Pi’ Actor Irrfan Khan’s Cause of Death Confirmed

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Irrfan Khan, the star from hit movies such as Jurassic World and Slumdog Millionaire, has sadly passed away.

Keep scrolling for the full story, and to hear the tragic circumstances surrounding his death…

Aged only fifty-three, Irrfan Khan has sadly died in a hospital in the western city of Mumbai, his agency has confirmed. 

From Jaipur, India, Khan embarked on his acting career after being granted a scholarship at the National School of Drama in New Delhi.

Throughout his early life, Khan and his family struggled with money, and the actor’s promising cricket career was cut short as a result of his financial difficulties.

While working as an airconditioning repairman, Khan worked hard at making it as a Bollywood actor. And, evidently, his passion and dedication to acting eventually paid off.

Lunchbox, Piku, and Hindi Medium, just to name a few.  

Such as Slumdog Millionaire, Life of PI, and Jurassic World.

Including a win in India’s National Film Award for his leading role in the 2013 Paan Singh Tomar, a biopic about a top athlete who becomes a bandit.

And he was even regarded by many as one of India’s most talented actors.

The actor was actually severely unwell.

And, yesterday, he was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai as a result of his debilitating condition.

And, today, he succumbed to his illness.

The statement released by his PR company confirming his death said, “Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heaven abode, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own. We all pray and hope that he is at peace.”

And their 2 sons, Babil Khan and Ayan Khan.

His Lunchbox costar, Amitabh Bachchan, tweeted about his “gracious colleague”, and labeled him as a “prolific contributor to the world of cinema.”

And to share their thoughts on the man they loved so much.

Narendra Modi tweeted: “Irrfan Khan’s demise is a loss to the world of cinema and theatre. He will be remembered for his versatile performances across different mediums. My thoughts are with his family, friends, and admirers. May his soul rest in peace.”

What was it exactly, that cut Khan’s life so brutally short?

An endocrine tumour, to be precise. This aggressive type of cancer affects cells that release hormones into the bloodstream.  

Where he voiced the “intensity” of his pain and the “uncertainty” he held of his life.

Today, the world has lost a true legend.