Irrfan Khan, The Versatile Indian Actor Died at the age of 53; Find out about his life in detail

Indian Actor Irrfan Khan: Died at the age of 53; Bio-Age, Net Worth, Wife & Children

If you have watched movies such as Maqbool, Paan Singh Tomar, Piku, Hindi Medium, Madaari than you are probably familiar with the Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan. He has featured in British as well as American films too. Unfortunately, he died on 29 April 2020 in  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Moreover, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2011 which is the fourth highest civilian honour in India. Also, he has featured in several movies alongside some of the block bluster actors such as Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and shahrukh khan etc.

Khan’s career spanned more than 30 years and won various honours, including a National Film Award, an Asian Film Award and four Filmfare Awards. So how did he died? Many of his fans want to know about her personal life. He was a married man. To whom Irrfan was married? Does he have any children? How much is his total net worth as of 2020? What is Irrfan height?

Discover Irrfan Khan Biography alongside his net worth, cause of death, relationship, personal life, height, weight, age and other amazing details.

Childhood of Irrfan Khan: Parents & Siblings

Irrfan Khan was born on Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan on 7 January 1967 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He was the brilliant son of a mother, Saeeda Begum Khan and his father, the late Yaseen Ali Khan. Moreover, he was very passionate about cricket from the early childhood days.

Irrfan Khan Biography, Instagram@irrfan
Irrfan Khan Biography, Instagram@irrfan

Irrfan and his best friend Satish Sharma were fantastic at cricketing and later Irrfan was picked as a stepping stone to first-class cricket in India for the CK Nayudu Tournament for young players under 23. However, he became an actor instead of building a career in cricket.

As per educational qualification, before entering the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi in 1984 Khan completed his MA in Jaipur to study acting.

Personal Life: Married/Relationship with wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar

Irrfan Khan was a married man. He tied the conjugal knot with his long time girlfriend who turns out to be his wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar. Moreover, he married his partner Sutapa in February 1995. His married life is a story for all generations. Matter of fact, the couple maet each other for the first time in the National School of Drama in New Delhi when Khan was struggling in the film industry.

Irrfan Khan with his wife Sutapa Sikdar and sons Babil and Ahan.
Irrfan Khan with his wife Sutapa Sikdar and sons Babil and Ahan, Mid-Day

The duo shared the love for Hollywood and had a memorable love life. Furthermore, the couple enjoyed each other company. Also, they have travelled almost every part of the world together. After the successful marriage life, they welcome a children’s, son Babil Khan and Ahan Khan. On the other hand, Khan Spouse is NSD graduate.

Apart from work-life, Khan was active on his social media account such as Instagram, Twitter. He has more than 510k fan followers on Instagram where he prefers to upload his career-related photos.

Cause of Death: Colon infection

The versatile and talented actor, Irrfan khan shook the Bollywood industry after his death. Yes, it’s hard to believe that he is no more with us and we won’t be seeing him from now onwards on the big screen. Matter of fact, Bollywood actor Irrfan left his physical body in Mumbai on Wednesday, 29th April 2020.

He died peacefully in the presence of his family member, Wife Sutapa Sikdar and children Babil and Ahan. Well, what was the main reason behind death? Well, In March 2018, Khan announced via a tweet that he had been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine tumour. He spent a year seeking medical care in the UK, returning in February 2019.

On 28 April 2020, he was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, where he started undergoing treatment for a colon infection. He died from the infection the following day at the age of 53, four days after his mother died in Jaipur.

What is Colon infection?

For a heterogeneous group of bacterial pathogens, the colon is a common site of infection. The colon is usually in the form of distinct syndromes, and it is critical for physicians (doctor) to identify the causative organisms because it is highly efficient for specific treatment. Moreover, The flouroquinolones have identified as the treatment of choice for most bacterial pathogens born in food. Resistance to these agents is currently no major problem except in Campylobacter.

Clostridium difficile is both susceptible to metronidazole and oral vancomycin. Most patients will respond to metronidazole, but oral vancomycin should be restricted to severe cases of pseudomembranous colitis or metronidazole failures in treatment. Vancomycin is costly and has the potential to cause vancomycin resistance to spread in other bacteria, especially enterococci.

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Heartful condolence By Bollywood actors

Many of the Hollywood actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Ranvir Shorey, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan have written heartful condolence on Twitter regarding amazing actor Irfan Khan’s death.

Amitabh Bachan stated:

just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan .. this is most disturbing and sad news.. An incredible talent .. a gracious colleague .. a prolific contributor to the World of Cinema .. left us too soon .. creating a huge vacuum Prayers and duas “

Similarly, actor Ranvir Shorey also said something beautiful on his social account Saying:

“Irrfan, Deepak Dobriyal and me, on location for #AngreziMedium. He fought so bravely through the making of the film. Irrfan was a man whose humanity shone through his being. He was more soul than human. And souls live on.”

Likewise, all-time favourite actor Salman khan said:

“Big loss to the film industry, his fans, all of us n specially his family. My heart goes out to his family. May God give them strength. Rest in peace brother u shall always be missed n be in all our hearts.”

comparably, Shah Rukh Khan who has more than 40 million followers on his twitter account wrote:

“My friend…inspiration & the greatest actor of our times. Allah bless your soul Irrfan bhai…will miss you as much as cherish the fact that you were part of our lives.”

Superstar every Hollywood actor and actress are showing their love and empathy toward Irrfan after his tragic death.


Some of the popular movies of Irrfan Khan are listed below:

  1. Hindi Medium
  2. Angrezi Medium
  3. Life of Pi
  4. The Lunchbox
  5. Jurassic World
  6. Inferno
  7. Piku
  8. Blackmail
  9. Slumdog Millionaire
  10. Qarib Qarib Singlle
  11. Life of Pi
  12. D-Day

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How Much is Irrfan Khan Net Worth in 2020?

Irrfan Khan had whopping money which is estimated to be $50 Million as per TheCimenahoic. He amassed such huge fortune debuting in the entertainment industry. Moreover, Khan was active in Hollywood, and Bollywood movies since 1985. Additionally, he earned from the cameo appearance, advertisement deal, brand, and other works.


Matter of fact, he used to earn 12-15 crore which is $1,586,986-$1,983,733 per films. Irrfan Khan had built a reputation and admiration for himself and he has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years and had more than 150 acting credits.

Considered by most critics to be one of the finest actors in India’s cinema, he has won various awards including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards in four categories. He also received the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award, in 2011.

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