Actor Faraaz Khan passes away
The actor, who is well-known for starring in Mehndi and Fareb, was battling for his life after being diagnosed with a brain infection
Bollywood actor Faraaz Khan has passed away at the age of 46. The actor was battling for his life after being diagnosed with a brain infection.
The actor's death was confirmed by actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt on social media.
With a heavy heart I break the news that #FaraazKhan has left us for what I believe, is a better place.Gratitude to all for your help & good wishes when he needed it most.Please keep his family in your thoughts & prayers.The void he has left behind will be impossible to fill— Pooja Bhatt (@PoojaB1972) November 4, 2020
Last month, it was revealed that Faraaz Khan, who is well-known for starring opposite Rani Mukerji in Mehndi (1998) and in Vikram Bhatt's Fareb (1996), suffered three consecutive seizures owing to a herpes infection in his brain that had spread from his chest. It was reported that the actor developed pneumonia as a consequence of the seizures, and that he had been battling for life in a hospital in Bengaluru.
Soon after the news of Faraaz's illness came out, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan had extended support. According to actor Kashmera Shah, Salman had also paid Faraaz's hospital bills.
Faraaz has featured in films like Dulhan Banoo Main Teri, Chand Bujh Gaya, Ssshhhh...Koi Hai and Kareena Kareena.