It was Delhi’s Nationwide College of Drama (NSD) that helped late veteran actor Irrfan Khan to discover a footing in Indian cinema. In 1986, director Mira Nair had paid a go to to NSD to search for actors to solid in her movie “Salaam Bombay”. She picked the 20-year-old Irrfan for a small position.
Aside from letting Irrfan discover the world of appearing, his alma mater additionally performed a vital roles in his love story along with his spouse Sutapa Sikdar. Sutapa, who’s a author, was his collegemate. The 2 fell in love throughout their school days and later tied the knot in 1995.
As Irrfan left for his heavenly abode on Wednesday, his alma Mater NSD paid tribute to him.
On the behalf of NSD household, Director-In-Cost Suresh Sharma tweeted: “The information of the demise of the famous actor (alumnus NSD) Mr. Irrfan Khan is extremely surprising. The NSD household pays a heartfelt tribute. Irrfan Bhai had contributed lots to theatre. God bless the departed soul.”
Irrfan was solely 54. Earlier this week, he was hospitalized after being identified with colon an infection. He even battled neuroendocrine tumor for a number of months and returned to Mumbai a couple of months in the past after being handled in London.
Whereas remembering the versatile actor, a look via his Twitter feed offered us with one in all his valuable photos from his NSD days.
In 2016, Irrfan had posted a black and white image wherein he’s having a enjoyable dialog along with his pals from NSD.
“Woh Bhi Kya Din the NSD ke,” Irrfan had captioned the picture that reveals him sporting eyeglasses.
Earlier than studying appearing at NSD, Irrfan had pursued an MA diploma from one of many schools in his residence city Jaipur.