The Actor Of ” I Would Like To Be a Millionaire & # 039 ;, Dies At 53

Irrfan Khan died in a Bombay hospital due to complications from cancer.

The Indian actor Irrfan Khan, known for starring in films such as Slumdog Millionaire or The Life of Pi, died on Wednesday at the age of 53 in a Bombay hospital, due to complications from cancer he suffered from.


The actor rose to stardom in Indian cinema and built a solid career outside of his country. It appeared in other films of international projection like Jurassic World (2015), or Inferno (2016), in addition to starring in dozens of Bollywood movies.

In 2018, Khan He disclosed that he had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Last Tuesday, he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai with a colon infection from which he could not recover. Khan was married to screenwriter Sutapa Sikdar and had two children, Babil and Ayan.

“Surrounded by love, for his family that he cared about most, he went to the abode of heaven, leaving a true legacy. We all pray and hope he is at peace, ”public relations firm Hardly Anonymous Communications wrote in a statement.

The death of the famous actor has generated a multitude of signs of condolence expressed through social networks. Both the Bollywood world and Indian politicians have wanted to pay tribute to the iconic actor.