Irrfan Khan‘s Blackmail will hit the screens as scheduled on April 6, the makers have announced amid rumours that the actor’s health condition may affect the movie’s release. T-Series and RDP Motion Pictures made the announcement via a statement. Irrfan’s announcement that he was diagnosed with a rare disease and serious health challenges, had lead to speculation in the media and among his fans about the status of his upcoming projects. Also Read - Irrfan’s Son Babil Khan to Netizens: Rebel Against Nepotism But Don’t Use Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death as an Excuse
But Blackmail makers met Irrfan, who is said to have told them he wanted the movie to get the best possible release. Bhushan Kumar and Abhinay Deo have expressed gratitude to Irrfan for his integrity and professionalism. Deo, who has directed the film, said: “When I met Irrfan recently, he said please ensure that ‘Blackmail’ has a great release, emphasising that his film’s release date should not suffer owing to his ill health at this time. (ALSO READ: Irrfan Khan’s Wife Sutapa Sikdar On His Health: Not Easy But Optimistic Of Victory ) Also Read - The Lotuses Remember You, Irrfan Khan: Sutapa Sikdar Shares Picture of Blooming Flowers
“We will ensure Blackmail has a great release.” Kumar added: “Our prayers are with Irrfan and his family. We are hopeful that he will recover from his illness. As per his wish, we will release ‘Blackmail’ on April 6 in the best possible manner. The film also features Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh, Omi Vaidya, Anuja Sathe, Pradhuman Singh Mall and Gajraj Rao. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput's Death: Irrfan's Wife Sutapa Slams Trolls For Passing Judgement, Says 'My Heart Goes For Rhea Chakraborty'