Mumbai: After his mother passed away a few days ago, now the heartbreaking news of a great human being and wonderful actor breaks our hearts. Such heartbreaking news. An incredible artist with an iconic legacy of work. His mother passed away a few days ago and now the health issues of the actor have been on talk all over the internet.
— Pinkvilla (@pinkvilla) April 29, 2020
The actor earlier suffered from a neuroendocrine tumor. He was staying from the big screen almost for a year.
Recently his health deteriorated and he was rushed to the hospital. He was said to be having breathing difficulties. His wife Sutapa and two sons are in the hospital with him.
From the remarkable role of a man of crime caught between love and loyalty in Maqbool to the soul-stirring portrayal as Roohdar in Haider, #IrrfanKhan's career is the story of an actor's unmatched ability to bring conviction to any role on screen.
Prayers for the departed soul🙏 pic.twitter.com/fkJ8pAnnMI
— ALL INDIA RADIO (@AkashvaniAIR) April 29, 2020
It was in 2018 when the actor announced that he is traveling abroad for his treatment as he was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. The news shocked the world and celebs poured their heartfelt wishes for a speedy recovery.