Actor Irrfan Khan is responding well to treatment, says Shoojit Sircar

As per latest reports, well-known actor Irrfan Khan, who is under treatment for a neuroendocrine tumor, is doing well.

Yes, this positive news has been shared by ace filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has roped in the superstar for a movie on freedom fighter Udham Singh.

In his report, Shoojit said, "I've been speaking to both Irrfan and his wife (Sutapa Sikdar), he's responding well to the treatment and trying to cope with the knowledge that he's battling NeuroEndocrine tumour by treating the recuperation in Europe like a short and unexpected holiday."

Shoojit Sircar also stated that he may pay a visit to the actor by the coming month.

Shoojit, who previously worked with the actor in a big hit, Piku, stated that the biographical movie on Udham Singh will get started by 2018 end but the actor will join the team later once he is completely okay.

"We hope to roll by the year-end, but will wait till Irrfan is ready to shoot. He's one of our finest actors and a dear friend," he added.

Irrfan shared the heartbreaking news of his ill health on his Twitter handle, in addition to his emotional state.

During the month of March, Irrfan ended all conjecture regarding his illness stating, “Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect: Margaret Mitchell. The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about. Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour as of now has now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope. The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes. As for the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research :-) To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell.”

Afterward, the actor also shared a special note from the UK where he is undergoing cure for his problem.

The superstar disclosed why his close pals have been describing him a fighter, “God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Embody me.n Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in. Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Don’t let yourself lose me. Nearby is the country they call life. You will know it by its seriousness. Give me your hand #rainermariarilke.”

In addition to Udham Singh biopic, the actor is also projected to don the main role opposite his Piku’s co-star Deepika Padukone in Vishal Bhardwaj’s upcoming flick.

The film’s squad also decided to delay the project till Irrfan recovers.

by Vijay Singh | Sat, May 26 - 02:52 PM

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