Few days ago, it was learnt that Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with a severe case of jaundice. Irrfan, who was set to leave for Chandigarh to shoot for his Amazon Prime series had to stay back to receive appropriate treatment. He was amidst the promotions for his next release, ‘Blackmail’, has been prescribed bed rest.
But twist to the tale is, Irrfan Khan said that he is suffering from a rare disease and will share details when there is a conclusive diagnosis. In a Twitter post, Irrfan Khan 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.
Irrfan wrote “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life shaking you up. The last fifteen 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. I have never given up and have always fought for my choices and always will. My family and friends are with me and we are working it out the best way possible. In trying times, please don’t speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week – ten days, when the further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. Till then, wish the best for me.”
It is also learnt that director Vishal Bhardwaj, who was scheduled to begin the shoot of his next, starring Irrfan and Deepika Padukone, postponed the filming of the project citing health concerns of his lead actors.