Irrfan Khan has a sweet message for fans as he returns to Mumbai post cancer treatment

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 03, 2019, 01.09 PM(IST)

Irrfan Khan is back in Mumbai. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Irrfan was spotted at the Mumbai airport recently and appeared to be doing well.

Irrfan Khan was spotted earlier at the Mumbai airport as he showed his face for the first time to the paparazzi, post his return from cancer treatment in London. He took a few to and fro trips but never showed his face to the paps. 

Soon after this, he took to his Twitter account and posted a sweet message for fans as he wrote: “Maybe somewhere in the pursuit of winning, we forget how much it means to be loved. In our vulnerability, we are reminded. As I leave my footprints onto these steps of my life, I want to pause to be grateful for receiving your immense love and support, it soothed me in my process of healing. So I travel back to you, thanking you from the bottom of my heart.”

Irrfan kept a low profile for the last year as he was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour. He flew to London for treatment and apparently made a few visits back to India but never made them public. 

When he spoke of his illness, he earlier wrote: “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about. Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope. The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes. As for the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research. To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell.”

Irrfan is expected to make a comeback to Hindi films with ‘Hindi Medium’ that is still looking for a female lead opposite him.