Irrfan Khan No More: Angrezi Medium Actor Dies At The Age Of 53, Battled Colon Infection

Irrfan Khan Dies At The Age Of 53: He was admitted to the ICU and after that Irfan Khan's health deteriorated, where he died.

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograPublished at: Apr 29, 2020Updated at: Apr 29, 2020
Irrfan Khan No More: Angrezi Medium Actor Dies At The Age Of 53, Battled Colon Infection

Irrfan khan death latest news: Irrfan Khan, one of Bollywood's veteran actors and received the National Award for the film 'Paan Singh Tomar', died at the age of 54 years. He was admitted to the ICU of Kokilaben Hospital after his health deteriorated. According to reports, Irrfan was hospitalized for about a week due to colon infection (the type of digestive disease). According to a statement by his publicist, "Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the very end and always inspired everyone who came close to him."

Irrfan's family

Irrfan was accompanied by his wife Sutapa Sikander and both sons Babil and Ayan. Irrfan's mother Saeeda Begum died on Saturday, and he last saw his mother through a video call.

Irrfan was suffering from a tumour

Significantly, in March 2018, Irrfan tweeted and shared information related to this tumour. He revealed his illness and told that he has a disease called neuroendocrine tumour, but the love and strength of the people around him have raised a new hope in him.

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India returned in September

Irrfan returned to India from London in September 2019 last year after battling the disease for a long time. Irrfan was seen sitting in a wheelchair at the airport. However, after returning to India, Irrfan completed the shooting of the film 'English Medium'. This was his first film after recovering from illness, but the film was not able to show any extraordinary feat at the box-office.

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Background and studies

Irrfan Khan was born in a Muslim family in Jaipur. Irrfan was a post-graduate (M.A). When he was studying, he received a scholarship to study at the National School of Drama.


His career started with television serials. In his early days, he appeared in series like Chanakya, Bharat Ek Khoj, Chandrakanta. His film career started with a small role from the film 'Salaam Bombay!', after which he did several films. Irrfan got his real identity with films and roles like 'Maqbool', 'Rog', 'Life in a Metro', 'Slumdog Millionaire', 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'The Lunchbox' etc.

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What is a colon infection?

Viruses and bacteria can cause colon infection. Most food-borne diseases or food poisoning are the main reasons behind colon infection. Common bacterial causes of foodborne infections include Shigella, E. coli, Salmonella, and Campylobacter. These infections can cause bloody diarrhoea, and as a result, any person may suffer from dehydration.

Symptoms of colon infection

  • Diarrhoea with blood
  • Abdominal pain and cramps
  • Fever
  • Feeling like a bowel movement
  • Nausea.
  • Swelling
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue

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