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Irrfan Khan: Actor known for work in 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Life of Pi' dead at 54

Irrfan Khan: Actor known for work in 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Life of Pi' dead at 54
Posted at 5:01 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 07:04:15-04

Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India’s best-known exports to Hollywood, has died at age 54.

Khan played the police inspector in “Slumdog Millionaire” and the park executive Masrani in “Jurassic World.” He also appeared in “The Amazing Spider-Man” and the adventure fantasy “Life of Pi.”

Khan died Wednesday after being admitted to a Mumbai hospital with a colon infection.

Khan in 2018 was diagnosed with a rare neuroendocrine cancer and underwent months of treatment in the United Kingdom.