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Irrfan Khan reveals he’s suffering from Neuroendocrine Tumour Disease

Irrfan, 51, has acted in more than 100 films, including Bollywood hits Piku, Maqbool, Haasil and Paan Singh Tomar. His English language films include Life Of Pi, Slumdog Millionaire and The Amazing Spider-Man.

In 2013, he won India’s National Film Award for his leading role in Paan Singh Tomar.

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has revealed he is suffering from neuroendocrine tumour.

“Learning that I am suffering from neuroendocrine tumour has been tough but the love and strength of people around me have brought me to a place of hope,” the actor said on Twitter on Friday.

The actor said he will be flying abroad for treatment. He also clarified that contrary to rumours “’neuro’ is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to research”.

“To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell,” he concluded.