Last year on March 16, Irrfan Khan left everyone in a state of shock when he spoke about his battle with cancer. The multi-talented actor was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour (a type of cancer) and he headed to London for his treatment. It was just recently when he returned to India, looking all hale and hearty. The Lunch Box star is back in action and has commenced shooting for Dinesh Vijan's Angrezi Medium. Before getting into his work mode, the 52-year-old shared an emotional note expressing his gratitude to fans, for their constant love and support.
"Maybe somewhere in the pursuit of winning, we forget how much it means to be loved. In our vulnerability, we are reminded. As I leave my footprints onto these steps of my life, I want to pause to be grateful for receiving your immense love and support, it soothed me in my process of healing. So I travel back to you, thanking you from the bottom of my heart," Irrfan's note read.
Not just Irrfan but his wife, Sutapa Sikdar too has shared a note expressing gratitude. Sutapa took to her Facebook account and wrote, "Longest year of our life. Time was never measured with pain and hope at the same time ever. While we take our baby steps back to work, to life I am submerged in prayers wishes and faith from friends relatives strangers and a connection with the universe which gives us a small chance for this new start. It seems unbelievable …never ever I realized the meaning of the word unpredictable so well…never ever I could feel peoples wishes on my bones my breath my heartbeat which helped me to stay focused and kicking.
Continue reading her note below:
We can only imagine the pain Sutapa, Irrfan and their family must have gone through, while the actor was battling the tumour. However we are happy that everything is better and Irrfan is back in the game. Talking about his film Angrezi Medium, it is a sequel to his 2017 film Hindi Medium.
The first look is already out and Irrfan is busy shooting for the same in Udaipur. He is cast opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan and the film also features Pataakha actress Radhika Madan.
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