If Bollywood needed to turn over a new leaf at the outset of the new millennium with the new-age audiences showing uncanny aversion to the age-old formula films, it found a worthy flag-bearer in Irrfan Khan, writes Giridhar Jha.
Actor Irrfan Khan passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 53.
Irrfan Khan may have won awards for his sports biopic but the versatile actor once said that Olympic medals will remain a dream for Indians
Actor Irrfan Khan, who was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, died on Wednesday. He was 53.
Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, and since then, had been in and out of the country for his treatment.
Khan's spokesperson expressed disappointment over extreme assumptions made about Irrfan’s health.
The 53-year-old, who is at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, lost his 95-year-old mother Saeeda Begum in Jaipur just three days ago.
Irrfan Khan, who had been keeping a low profile and maintaining a distance from the media by hiding his face behind a mask, finally faced the shutterbugs on Tuesday as he was spotted outside the airport in Mumbai.
The Irrfan Khan-starrer 'Doob-No Bed of Roses', directed by Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, has been chosen as the country’s official entry to the Oscars in the foreign language film category
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Days after the actor said he is suffering from “a rare disease” and will share details when there is a “conclusive diagnosis”, he today tweeted, saying he will be leaving the country for recovery.
On February 21, the actor's spokesperson had released a statement, saying he has been diagnosed with a "severe case of jaundice".
Ever since the actor announced that he was suffering from a "rare disease", rumours started circulating that he has brain cancer and has been admitted to Kokilaben Hospital here.
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The year ahead, in particular, appears to be one with the largest number of such international collaborations to date, with a whole host of examples of talent from the Hindi film fraternity taking the west by storm.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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