Irrfan Khan, The veteran Bollywood actor who crossed over to Hollywood has died. He was 53.
Indian media reported that Khan died on Wednesday in the entertainment capital Mumbai after being admitted to hospital for a colon infection earlier this week.
Khan was diagnosed with a high-grade neuroendocrine cancer in March 2018 and spent time in London being treated for the rare form of cancer before returning to work last year.
In a career that spanned over thirty years, Khan was a prolific film and television actor famed for his range as well as the humanity and intensity he brought to his roles. Khan was last seen on the big screen in Angrezi Medium, a sequel to Hindi Medium, which was also the last film to open in Indian cinemas before the country was locked down due to the coronavirus.
Khan is survived by his wife, Sutapa Devendra Sikdar, and sons Babil and Ayan.