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Popular Indian Actor Irrfan Khan dies at 53

Popular Indian actor, Irrfan Khan has died, according to information gathered the renowned actor died in the Mumbai's kokilaben Hospital, on Wednesday with an infection.

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Mr Irrfan Khan had been battling cancer since March 2018.PHOTO: AFP

The actor is known for his professionalism in movies like, Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, Jurassic World and many other movies.

In a statement, a spokesperson said: "After having been struck by lightning in 2018 with the news of a rare cancer, he took life as it came and fought the many battles that came with it. Surrounded by his love, his family for whom he most cared about, he left for heaven, leaving behind truly a legacy of his own."

It was reported that the actor was admitted at the Mumbai Kokilaben Hospital on Tuesday, but on Wednesday morning a statement was released confirming his death.

Recall that in 2018, the actor revealed that he had been diagnosed with a Nero endocrine tumor.

The actor during his life time was rated as one of the best actors in the India movie industry and he also had his way in Hollywood and caught the attention of many movie lovers.

Some top actors in the world have taken time out to pay their tribute to the actor who is not only celebrated in India but all over the world and by politicians in his country for his integrity.

Indian actor Randeep Hooda, who stars in Netflix film Extraction, wrote: "Gone too soon is the inspiration and the entertainment #IrrfanKhan a great loss to cinema and the craft .. may you rest in peace, brother".

Source: The Guardian

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