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Irrfan Khan, An Actor From The Films Slumdog Millionaire And Life Of Pi, Has Died

Irrfan Khan, An Actor From The Films Slumdog Millionaire And Life Of Pi, Has Died

Indian actor Irrfan Khan Khan, who starred in Bollywood and Hollywood, has died at the age of 54, according to NDTV.

According to him, the actor died in a clinic in Mumbai. There he got with an infectious disease of the colon. On the eve of April 28, a representative of the artist confirmed that he was taken to the intensive care unit.

According to the TV channel, in 2018, Khan was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor — a rare form of cancer that can affect various parts of the body. In London, he underwent treatment, after which he returned to his homeland. Due to illness, the actor refused to shoot in films.

A statement from his family said Khan spent his last hours "surrounded by his family, who he cared about most."

Irrfan Khan started his acting career in the 1980s. His first cinema work was the role of the film "Salam Bombay." His most popular films include "the Warrior," "New York, I love you," "the New Spider-Man," "Jurassic World," and "Inferno."

To the Russian audience, Khan is primarily known for playing the role of a police inspector in the film "Slumdog Millionaire" and the role of an adult PI Patel, the main character in the film "Life of Pi." The first picture won eight Academy awards, including the best film of the year, and the second received 11 nominations for the most prestigious film award, taking four statuettes in the end.

The actor is survived by his wife and two sons. In 2011, he became a recipient of the Padma Shri. It is one of the highest civilian state awards in India, which is awarded by the government of the country in recognition of contributions in various fields.

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