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Irrfan Khan: I have been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour

SNS | New Delhi |

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan had announced on social media on 5 March that he was suffering from a rare disease. The actor has now addressed the rumours taking rounds on the internet and finally revealed the disease he has been diagnosed with.

Irrfan Khan took to Twitter recently and posted a letter revealing that he has been suffering from the NeuroEndocrine tumor.

His post started with a Margaret Mitchell quote: “Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect”.

“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 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,” he went on to add.

The Piku actor also thanked people who have been beside him in this difficult time and the fans who waited for his words. Irrfan will be leaving the country for treatment. He ended his open letter with a promise to come back with more stories to tell. Here is the tweet that Irrfan Khan posted.

Earlier, Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar had addressed the speculation of his disease on Facebook. She had thanked everyone for their wishes and concerns but also urged them to stop speculating about the disease Irrfan is suffering from.

Her post read: “My best friend and my partner is a ‘warrior’ he is fighting every obstacle with tremendous grace and beauty. I apologise for not answering calls msgs, but I want all of you to know I am truly humbled indebted forever for the wishes prayers and concern from all over the world.” She even wrote, “Let’s not waste our precious energies to only know what it is.”