There’s no guarantee of life with anybody: Irrfan Khan on battle with cancer

Actor Irrfan Khan who has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer is currently undergoing treatment in London recently gave an interview to the Associated Press and opened up about his health condition.

When asked about the fake reports going viral about his health on social media, he told AP, “There are challenges which life throws at you. But I have started believing in the way this condition has tested me, really, really tested me in all aspects — physical, emotional and spiritual. It has put me in a rapture state. Initially, I was shaken. I was very, very vulnerable. But slowly, there is another way to look at things that is much more powerful and much more productive and much more healthy and I just want people to believe that nature is much more trustworthy and one must trust that. The way it is opening your windows to look at life. I would have never reached that state even if I had done meditation for 30 years. But this sudden jolt has put me into a platform where I could look at things in a completely different manner. And for that, I am really thankful.”

While sharing about the incidences happened during treatment, Irrfan said, “I have had the fourth cycle of chemo. And I have to have six cycles and then we need to have a scan. After the third cycle, the scan was positive. But we need to see after the sixth scan. And then we’ll see where it takes me. There’s no guarantee of life with anybody. My mind could always tell me to hang a kind of chip on your neck and say, “I have this disease and I could die in a few months or a year or two.” Or I could just avoid this conversation completely and live my life the way it offers me. And it offers so much. I admit I was walking around with blinders. I couldn’t see what it offered me.’

Meanwhile, Irrfan Khan’s film Karwaan which also stars Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar has hit the screen today. We hope Irrfan gets well soon!

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