Irrfan Khan briefly returns to Twitter 2 months after tumor diagnosis


New Delhi May 17 (TNS):  Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who is currently undergoing treatment for a neuroendocrine tumor, made a brief appearance on micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday as he shared poster of the upcoming film Karawan.

The 51-year-old actor’s tweet was addressed to his first-time co-stars Mithila Palkar and Dulquer Salman, with whom he shares screen space in upcoming release Karwaan. “Beginnings have the innocence that experience can’t buy. My best wishes to Dulquer Salman, Mithila Palkar for joining the Karwaan. ‘Two karwaans’… Mine and the movie” read Irrfan’s tweet.

Directed by Akash Khurana, Karwaan is set to release on August 10 and will mark the Bollywood debuts of both Mithila Palkar (who is popular for her roles in web-series’ like Little Things) and South star Dulquer Salman.

According to NDTV report, this is the first tweet that arrived on Irrfan Khan’s timeline in over two months – his previous tweet was on March 15, in which he revealed he was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about. Learning that I have been diagnosed with the neuroendocrine tumor as of now has admittedly been difficult but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within has brought me hope,” read a part of his tweet.