Irrfan Khan thanks IIFA after winning 'Best Actor' trophy, posts heartwarming tweet

He was earlier set to start work on Vishal Bhardwaj's gangster drama opposite Deepika Padukone.

Irrfan Khan thanks IIFA after winning 'Best Actor' trophy, posts heartwarming tweet

New Delhi: Indian cinema's one of the most talented finds Irrfan Khan took to his Twitter account and thanked IIFA 2018 for awarding him with the top honour at the ceremony. He won an award or 'Performance in a Leading Role Male'. 

Irrfan thanked his fans for supporting the actor throughout his tough times. He wrote: "Thank you to @IIFA and our audience who have been part for my journey  #IIFA2018".

His award was accepted by filmmaker Dinesh Vijan on his behalf. 

Irrfan Khan recently wrote a letter on battling deadly cancer and how his perspective in life has changed. His heartwarming note to Timesofindia went viral and several celebrities and fans wished him a speedy recovery. He opened up on how his life changed overnight after the disease was detected. 

The classic actor has been away from all the hustle bustle of showbiz for a while now and is currently undergoing treatment for a rare disease Neuroendocrine Tumour in London. He had first announced about his illness on Twitter which sent a shock wave down his fans and even celebrities.

He was earlier set to start work on Vishal Bhardwaj's gangster drama opposite Deepika Padukone.

Here's wishing Irrfan Khan a healthy speedy recovery!

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