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Irrfan Khan’s Funeral

Following his death, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan funeral took place in Mumbai today. The veteran actor who had earned a massive fan following for himself owing to his amazing film trajectory was laid to rest in Mumbai by his close friends and family.

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Irrfan Khan's Funeral

Khan had been admitted to the intensive care unit of Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital on Tuesday with a colon infection. Rather than getting better the actor’s health deteriorated and on Wednesday morning a statement was released confirming his death.

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Irrfan Khan's Funeral

In 2018 Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, neuroendocrine tumour. The actor however, recovered after extensive treatment in London and returned to India to shoot Angrezi Medium, his last film.

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Irrfan Khan's Funeral

Irrfan Khan was born in 1966 in Jaipur and was named Saahabzaade Irfan Ali Khan. Khan’s father was a tyre seller. After failing as a crickter, Irrfan Khan joined a drama school to learn acting. He landed a small role as a letter writer in Mira Nair’s 1988 Salaam Bombay but still couldn’t find regular work in Bollywood.

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Khan’s breakthrough role came in 2002 through the British director Asif Kapadia, whose low budget samurai-esque tale, The Warrior, was shot in India. Irrfan went on to become a global star appearing in a number of Bollywood and Hollywood films including the likes of major productions, Life of Pi and Jurassic Park amongst others.

Irrfan Khan's Funeral

 

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