Irrfan Khan, actor in “Slumdog Millionaire” and “La vida de Pi”, dies – BBC News World

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Some Bollywood hits that Khan starred in include Lunchbox (2013) and Hindi Medium (2017). The sequel to this, Angrezi Medium, and his latest film, was released in March.

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, internationally recognized for his roles in the films “Life of Pi”, Slumdog Millionaire Y Jurassic World, died at the age of 53, as announced by his representatives on Wednesday.

Khan lacked the look of a traditional Bollywood romantic heartthrob, but his subtle and understated performances led to him being regarded by many as one of India’s most talented actors and as one of her most successful exports to Hollywood.

He was so respected, that once American director Wes Anderson wrote a special role in The Darjeeling Limited, from 2007, just so I can work with him.

In 2018, the actor revealed that he had a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare cancer that affects cells that release hormones in the blood, and underwent treatment at a London hospital.

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Irrfan Khan, actor in “Slumdog Millionaire” and “La vida de Pi”, dies – BBC News World

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