Irrfan Khan, one of the most talented actors we lost this year, will be witnessed yet again on the big screen. The actor’s movie The Song of Scorpions will hit big screens in early 2021 and it will be a treat for fans. The movie also stars Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani. This movie was premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2017 and henceforth followed the festival circuit. The Song of Scorpions is Anup Singh directorial. Abhishek Pathak, the producer of the film said, “We will be offering the film to the audience as a tribute to the beloved star of Indian cinema. It is truly an honour to present his final performance.” This film also stars veteran actor Waheeda Rehman and in this Irrfan essays the role of a camel trader.
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Apart from Irrfan Khan, the cast of the film include Golshifteh Farahani, Waheeda Rehman and Tillotama Shome. This movie is extensively shot in Rajasthan.
The announcement of the movie’s release was made by Taran Adarsh. He tweeted, “IRRFAN’S LAST MOVIE… #Irrfan‘s last film – #TheSongOfScorpions – to release in 2021… Directed by Anup Singh… Presented by Panorama Spotlight and 70mm Talkies.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 28, 2020
Irrfan Khan passed away on April 29, 2020 leaving the nation grieving. His sons Babil and Ayaan and wife Sutapa Sikdar keep his memories alive. Sutapa and Babil keep sharing major incidents from Irrfan’s life on social media. The actor was battling cancer from past few years. He succumbed to a colon infection at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital at the age of 54.
Khan made his debut with a small role in Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay in 1988 was known for his performances in Maqbool, The Namesake, A Mighty Heart, Paan Singh Tomar, Life of Pi, The Lunchbox, Haider, Gunday, Piku, Talvar, and Hindi Medium, amongst others. His last film Angrezi Medium released in March this year and gathered a lot of love from the viewers.
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