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Irrfan Khan Diagnosed With Neuroendocrine Disease, Will Soon Leave India for Treatment

Bollywood's famed actor Irrfan Khan has always managed to woo his fans with his impeccable screen presence and great choice of roles. A few days ago, many speculations surfaced on the Internet and claimed that the actor had to slow down his work after being diagnosed with severe case of jaundice, as reported by Deccan Chronicle.But, just as we were reeling from the fact that he might need a break, Irrfan took to Twitter and shared that he had been suffering from a 'rare disease'. The actor asked all his fans to not speculate things and give him some time to cope up. Here's what he tweeted today (Friday):

A man of his words.

A few days ago, the actor had told his fans that he is suffering from a rare disease and that he would soon inform his fans about the same. The actor on Friday took to Twitter and shared that he is suffering from a neuroendocrine tumour.Neuroendocrine tumors or NETs are abnormal growth of tissues or neoplasms which arises from the cells of the endocrine and nervous systems.

Just a few days ago, the actor had shared this on Twitter.

This tweet came within days of Bollywood's hawa hawai, Sridevi's death, thus leaving Bollywood fans shaken. 

Acclaimed film director Vishal Bhardwaj postponed the shoot. 

Even before this, Vishal Bhardwaj had tweeted that he is postponing the shoot of his next film with Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Irrfan's sudden announcement has surely left all of us shocked. However, all we can do is support him at this crucial time. 

Many people came forward and supported Irrfan 

Irrfan Khan's wife on his health 

Irrfan's wife Sutapa Sikdar had also issued a statement about his health. She took to Facebook and thanked her husband's fans for all the good wishes and also urged them to stop speculating about Irrfan's health.She also wrote: “Let’s not waste our precious energies to only know what it is.”