Arunoday Singh on his Blackmail co-star Irrfan Khan’s health: We should just send prayers and love his way

Published: April 12, 2018 6:47:37 pm

After Yeh Saali Zindagi, Arunoday Singh and Irrfan Khan have teamed up again in Blackmail. While his wife Sutapa Sikdar through social media requested everyone to respect their personal space, Irrfan himself issued a public statement explaining his health. Embody me. Blackmail also stars Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Omi Vaidya and Pradhuman Singh. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Irrfan Khan in a still from Blackmail. You will know it by its seriousness. He had also recently shared a Rainer Maria Rilke poem that read, “God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. Don’t let yourself lose me. Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Give me your hand #rainermariarilke.”
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Blackmail makers had claimed that Irrfan wanted his film to release on time and not get disrupted due to his absence. The actor, who claims he was lucky to become a part of the Abhinay Deo film, also has a word of caution for all those who are speculating around Irrfan’s ongoing ill health. Blackmail is Arunoday’s second film with Irrfan after 2011 film Yeh Saali Zindagi. We should just send prayers and love his way because he’s earned them and that’s all he needs from us. Speaking to, Arunoday said, “I just want people to stop speculating and just let the man deal with his illness in private and come out and reveal to the world what he wants to reveal. Everything else, just stay out of the business.”
Irrfan, who had remained absent from all promotional activities of Blackmail, had left many wondering about his rumoured illness. The actor, who is back to commercial space after 2016 film Mohenjo Daro, is happy to be on board the latest Irrfan Khan starrer. He announced that he was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour and was undergoing treatment for the same in the UK. It’s not something we need to talk about. Related News
Blackmail box office collection day 4: The Irrfan Khan starrer mints Rs 12.90 croreBlackmail box office collection day 3: Irrfan Khan’s film earns Rs 11.22 croreBlackmail box office collection day 2: Irrfan Khan film earns Rs 6.66 croreArunoday Singh is riding high on the success of his latest film Blackmail. The film, which is doing well at the box office has crossed Rs 15 crore in the first week of its release. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Nearby is the country they call life. No feeling is final. Just keep going. Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in.