Irrfan Khan essays a common man in ‘Blackmail’, suffering illness

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Abhinay Deo directed ‘Blackmail’ which starring Irrfan Khan in lead role.

The wild comedy ‘Blackmail’, produced by T-Series.

The trailer of the film released just about a week back and created a lot of curiosity among the audience.

Irrfan Khan will be seen essaying the role of a middle-class man, who catches his wife cheating on him.

He sets out on a rollercoaster ride those changes his life.

He has seen in a fix when after blackmailing his wife for money, he starts being blackmailed by a stranger himself.

Irrfan Khan, who plays the lead in the film, took to social media to reveal that he is suffering from a rare disease.

He left the entire film industry stunned with his tweet that read, “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life-shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been a suspense story. Little had I known that my search for rare stories would make me find a rare disease.”

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He adds, “I have never given up and have always fought for my choices and always will. My family and friends are with me and we are working it out the best way possible. In trying times, please do not speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week, ten days, when the further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. Till then, wish the best for me.”

Director, Abhinay Deo, has come out in support of the actor.

The director said that, “I read his message on Twitter and it was shocking to find about his health. He never showed any signs of illness while we were shooting for Blackmail, nor did he mention anything about it.”

He further said,“I am sure the doctors are doing their best and providing necessary treatment. I haven’t called him because he and his family are taking care of the situation, and during such a time, they need their privacy.”

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“As of now, the film is going to release as per schedule on April 6. It all depends on what news comes from Irrfan and his doctors’ end. Then we can take a call and defer the release, if needed,’’ Abhinay added.

‘Blackmail’ is also features Kirti Kulhari, Arunoday Singh, Divya Dutta and Omi Vaidya.–CINEWS

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