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Babil reveals mom Sutapa Sikdar ‘sacrificed her career’ for dad Irrfan but the actor didn’t give her credit for it | Bollywood

Late actor Irrfan’s son and aspiring actor Babil has mentioned his mom Sutapa Sikdar sacrificed her career to be able to let Irrfan work. The famend actor, who represented India in Hollywood, died in April 2020, after his battle with neuroendocrine most cancers. Also learn: Irrfan Khan’s spouse Sutapa Sikdar reveals he was scared for a few years that she’d ‘get bored and depart him’

Babil will now be making his appearing debut with Qala. The movie additionally stars Tripti Dimri of Bulbbul fame. He may even be seen in a movie on the Bhopal Gs Tragedy, The Railway Man. 

Opening up about his mom Sutapa’s sacrifice, Babil advised GQ in an interview, “She ­sacrificed her career to raise us and make sure Baba’s work continued uninterrupted. And let me tell you, she’s a very ambitious woman. It takes a lot to put your ambitions aside for your partner, for your children. It must’ve killed her to do it and yet she did. Baba was Baba because Mumma was Mumma. He’d be nothing without her. And I don’t think she gets enough ­credit. Not even from Baba.”

He added that Irrfan realised Sutapa’s sacrifices only in his last days. “It was only after his sickness that he acknowledged the scale of her contribution towards his success.”

Irrfan and Sutapa fell in love throughout their days at the National School of Drama. They tied the knot in 1995. On their fifty fifth delivery anniversary this year, Sutapa opened up about her particular bond with Irrfan. She advised Pinkvilla, “He by no means made me really feel particular. I knew I used to be. He couldn’t think about his life with out me. It doesn’t sound humble but for a few years, he was scared that I’d get bored and depart him.”

Sutapa continues to support Babil just like she did Irrfan. During her appearance in the docu-series Tarader Shesh Tarpan, Sutapa said, “I’ve by no means seen a person in my total life working so arduous, even my son, who’s on the point of stroll on his father’s path, asks me what he used to do, and I all the time inform him that your father used to work 10 occasions tougher than you do.”


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