HOW DID IRRFAN KHAN START HIS BOLLYWOOD JOURNEY? Irrfan Khan dies of Rare Disease Neuroendocrine tumour. Actor Irrfan Khan who had been admitted to the ICU of a Mumbai hospital for a colon infection, died on Wednesday, aged 53. He was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018.India has lost a Great Son today.
HOW DID IRRFAN KHAN START HIS BOLLYWOOD JOURNEY?
Irfan Khan’s acting debut started with Salaam Bombay!
Irrfan Khan managed to enter the Bollywood film industry with the film, Salaam Bombay! The film starred popular faces like Raghubir Yadav, Nana Patekar, Hansa Vithal and Chanda Sharma. Salaam Bombay! revolves around Krishna, whose life changes when he destroys his brother’s motorbike. As a result, his mother asks him to come back only when he earns ₹ 500 in order to repair it. But as the film proceeds, the plot takes a weird twist and he ends up in a Mumbai slum. The film was directed by Mira Nair and it managed to get a lot of fan as well as critical acclaim.
Khan made his film debut with a small role in Salaam Bombay! (1988), which was followed by years of struggle. After starring in the British film The Warrior (2001), he had his breakthrough with starring roles in the dramas Haasil (2003) and Maqbool (2004).
Film: Haasil, The Lunchbox, Gunday, Piku, Hindi …
Profession: Film actor
Education: National School of Drama
a timeless legacy from Salaam Bombay (1988) to Angrezi Medium (2020), Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passes away
What is neuroendocrine tumour?
For the uninitiated, neuroendocrine tumour, according to cancer.net, begins in the specialised cells of the body’s neuroendocrine system. NET’s can begin in any part of the body including lungs, gastrointestinal tract and the pancreas. These tumours grow in the cells that make hormones. Many fail to develop symptoms and hence discover later on in life.