Irrfan Khan took a break from films after he announced he had a NeuroEndocrine tumor last year. The actor was undergoing treatment in London for his cancer but was spotted in Mumbai earlier today.
Irrfan announced that he had been diagnosed in March last year, and took to social media to sadly declare that he would be leaving indefinitely, but “hope[d] to be back soon with more stories to tell.”
— Irrfan (@irrfank) March 16, 2018
The actor at long last returned to Mumbai earlier today and was spotted at the airport, looking very healthy.
Irrfan took to Twitter a few hours ago to wonderfully announce that he had successfully undergone his treatment, and wanted to thank everyone for the “immense love and support” as it “soothed [him] in [his] process of healing.”
The actor emotionally introspected about life in the post, talking about how “we forget how much it means to be loved. In our vulnerability, we are reminded.” He ended the heart-aching note with confirmation that he was back; “So I travel back to you, thanking you from the bottom of my heart.”
— Irrfan (@irrfank) April 3, 2019
Fans responded to the post, with many seizing the opportunity to tell Irrfan how he inspired them…
You have inspired me so much in the past year in ways you can't imagine. May the powers of the universe continue to bless you my dearest friend.
— Asjad Nazir (@asjadnazir) April 3, 2019
Everyone was so ecstatic to hear the news.
Sooooo Happy to see you back sir. You are one of the finest actor of indian cinema and as a movie buff I missed you like anything.. seeing you performing on big screen is such an experience. I was shattered after hearing about ur health but now I am so happy that u r back ❤ 🙏
— Happy 50th Birthday Ajay Sir (@manojksharma2) April 3, 2019
Others welcomed the actor’s stellar return.
Welcome back brother!!! @irrfank 🤗🤗🤗
— KayKay Menon (@kaykaymenon02) April 3, 2019
Welcome back, Ustad.
— Raja Sen (@RajaSen) April 3, 2019
We look forward to cherish your enigmatic persona and talent on screen. can't wait for the wait to get over.
— Abhishek Jain (@cinemanabhishek) April 3, 2019
Welcome back rockstar 🙂
— Nitesh Tiwari (@niteshtiwari22) April 3, 2019
OMG….. You back ❤❤❤❤❤ pic.twitter.com/7QRwEsRd0J
— Anusha anu🙋 (@Anusha62004910) April 3, 2019
Alhamdulillah 🌷🤲🏼 we are glad you are back
We love to see u back to the Cinema soon ♥️
— Orjwan Isk (@OrjIsk) April 3, 2019
Welcome home, wishing you love , happiness and health. Stay blessed 🙂
— Achint Kaur (@kaur_achint) April 3, 2019
What wonderful news! We wish Irrfan all the very best.