Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan in Mumbai’s Kokilaben HospitalReports of actor Irrfan Khan being admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai are untrue, sources at the hospital said today.The denial came after rumours started circulating that the 51-year-old actor has brain cancer and has been admitted to the hospitalJust two days ago, Hindi Medium actor Irrfan Khan took to his microblogging site to share the news that he is suffering from a rare disease Sometimes you wake up with a jolt, with life shaking you up,” Khan wrote. “The last 15 days, my life has been a suspense story. Little had I known that my search for rare stories would make me find a rare disease. “My family and friends are with me and we are working it out in the best way possible. In trying times, please don’t speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week – 10 days, when further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. Till then, wish the best for me!” It is not true. He is not here at the hospital for treatment,” an official at the Kokilaben hospital told PTI. The actor’s team also quashed rumours of him being admitted to the private hospital. Asked if he has cancer, they declined to comment. “We will comment as soon as possible. No comments at the moment,” a spokesperson for the actor told PTI. In a Twitter post, Irrfan, one of India’s most versatile actors, had said he and his family were jolted by the knowledge of his illness, and requested his fans and followers not to “speculate” about his health. On February 21, the actor’s spokesperson released a statement, saying he has been diagnosed with a “severe case of jaundice”. Recently, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj decided to postpone production of an upcoming untitled film starring Khan due to the actor’s health troubles. Last October, Amazon announced that the Amazing Spider-Man actor would lead its Indian political satire The Ministry, which was projected to be released to Prime Video this year. Updates on the progress of that project in light of Khan’s illness are not yet available.
March 5, 2018]]>