Bollywood star Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with a rare disease NeuroEndocrine Tumor. The star broke the sad news to his fans via Twitter.
What He Has to Say About His Disease?
Earlier, on March 5, Irrfan Khan took to the Twitter for sharing with friends about the rare condition he was diagnosed with. In his message to the fans, the Life of the Pie actor said, “Little had I known that my search for rare stories would make me find a rare disease. I have never given up and always fought for my choices and always will”
— Irrfan (@irrfank) 5 March 2018
Soon, after the Irrfan Khan shared the about his suffering from a rare diagnosis, the news went viral across digital and electronic media channels.
Now, the actor has finally revealed that his rare disease has come out to be NeuroEdocrine Tumor that not only affects the brain but other parts of the body as well.
— Irrfan (@irrfank) 16 March 2018
Expressing about his disease, he said, “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about.
“Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to the place of hope.”
Bollywood’s Reaction To Irrfan Khan’s Disease
Soon after the news about Irrfan Khan’s disease broke out, the Bollywood fraternity shared its thoughts and expressed immense support for the actor.
Here is what his fellow stars had to say about his rare disease.
Akshay Kumar, who gave one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies of 2017 termed the actor a ‘warrior and winner’.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 16, 2018
Damn @irrfank but your a warrior and you will beat this, that is the truth. You in my prayers everyday. Love u man and see you back home, super fit.
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) March 16, 2018
Wish you a speedy recovery Sir? app jaldi jaldi theek ho jao.
— Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) March 16, 2018
— BADSHAH (@Its_Badshah) March 16, 2018
We can only sincerely pray for @irrfank Irrfan Khan’s fully recovery. Prayers do matter more than the cure at times
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) March 16, 2018
What is NeuroEndocrine Tumor
neuroendocrine is a disease characterized by abnormal growth of tissues. It can attack lungs, intestine and other parts of the body. The disease is not limited to affecting the brain cells only. Further, it can be mild as well as chronic depending on its type.