Shoojit Sircar: Irrfan Khan is fine now, will issue an official statement soon
Fans all over are curious to find out about actor Irrfan Khan's health status ever since the actor announced that he suffering from a severe spell of jaundice. There have been a lot of speculations about how serious the illness is. As rumour mills were abuzz with stories of the Piku actor suffering from a more serious disease than jaundice, Piku director Shoojit Sircar today confirmed that the actor is fine and will issue a public statement soon.
Shoojit Sircar was attending the trailer launch of his upcoming film October starring Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu, where he said, "Irrfan Khan has already issued a press statement saying that please do not speculate anything. He is such a big actor. I have met him two to three times. He will again issue a statement. He will answer all your questions. He is a very nice person. I am very close to him. So, please do not worry. He is fine now. Please. I request do not speculate."
Irrfan and Shoojit worked together in Piku which also starred Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone. They have known each other for a long time.
Irrfan's wife also took to Facebook to thank people for their wishes but also pleaded that people should not speculate.
Due to his illness, Irrfan's current projects have taken a halt. The actor's upcoming film with Deepika Padukone has been put on hold. The film will be directed by Vishal Bharadwaj. The filmmaker had earlier shared a post regarding the health concerns of both the actors and that he wishes a speedy recovery. Also, Hindi Medium is set for a sequel. It will have Irrfan playing the lead.
With so much happening, we wish Irrfan gets well soon and is back to work.