I was saddened by the news of Irrfan’s health: Kirti

Vastavam web: Irrfan Khan’s “Blackmail” co-star Kirti Kulhari says she is saddened by the news that the actor has not been keeping well but hopes people give him some privacy by not speculating about his health.Irrfan, one of India’s most versatile actors, had said in a statement on March 5 that he was suffering from “a rare disease”.”It (the news) makes me sad. The first news came out when we were supposed to meet at the trailer launch. I didn’t take that very seriously. I thought ok, he must be unwell. But I’m saddened by it. I honestly don’t know the details and I wouldn’t want to speculate,” Kulhari told PTI.

She said so far she has stayed away from getting in touch with Khan directly as she wants to give him his space.On February 21, the actor’s spokesperson had released a statement, saying he had been diagnosed with a “severe case of jaundice”.Irrfan’s next release would be “Blackmail”, a dark comedy drama directed by Abhinay Deo of “Delhi Belly” fame. The film is scheduled to hit the theatres on April 6.