In a heartbreaking note, producer and Irrfan Khan’s spouse Sutapa Sikdar on Thursday stated it was tough to name the 12 months passed by the “worst” because the actor was nonetheless by her aspect on final New Year’s eve. Khan, 54, misplaced his two year-long battle with a uncommon type of most cancers on April 29. Sikdar, who was Khan’s fellow graduate on the National School of Drama, stated she is struggling to welcome the brand new 12 months with out his presence.
“It’s so tough to want 2020 because the worst 12 months as you have been nonetheless there.
“Last year this day next to me, gardening, busy building birds house how can I say goodbye to 2020!! Irrfan I have no idea how to welcome 2021!!” she wrote on Facebook alongside a number of photos with the late star.
The couple has two sons — Babil and Ayaan.
Khan, one among India’s most versatile and beloved actors, left an indelible mark on each Indian and worldwide cinema together with his performances in movies like “Maqbool”, “The Lunchbox”, “Paan Singh Tomar” and “The Namesake”.
His movie “The Song of Scorpions”, which had its world premiere on the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, is slated to be launched in Indian theatres in early 2021.