Irrfan Khan’s The Song of Scorpions to release in 2021

2020 has been the year when Bollywood lost some of its most talented artists, including Irrfan Khan. However, the audience will be witnessing Irrfan Khan’s astonishing performance for the last time on big screen in 2021.

The late actor’s film titled The Song of Scorpions will be released in theatres next year. Written and directed by Anup Singh, the movie had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland, in 2017.

The Song of Scorpions

The Song of Scorpions will release in early 2021 in cinemas. The film marks Irrfan’s last theatrical release.

Abhishek Pathak, producer and director at Panorama Spotlight, in a statement said, “We will be offering this film to the audiences as a tribute to the beloved star of Indian cinema. The era of cinema in India and abroad has benefitted from his acting prowess and we’re happy to have canvassed his swansong.”

Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh, in his latest tweet, announced the news on social media on Monday. “Irrfan’s last movie…The Song Of Scorpions – to release in 2021… Directed By Anup Singh… Presented By Panorama Spotlight and 70mm Talkies,” tweeted Taran Adarsh.

Irrfan braeathed his last in April

Irrfan breathed his last on April 29 2020 after a two-year long battle with cancer. Irrfan was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai due to a colon infection the day before. He was 53 and his sudden death sent shockwaves across the nation. Irrfan is survived by wife Sutapa Sikder, and sons Babil and Ayan.

One more time says Babil Khan

Irrfan’s son shared the film’s motion poster on Instagram. In the caption, he wrote, “One more time, perhaps not the last. #thesongofscorpions (sic).”

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Irrfan was last seen on the big screen in Angrezi Medium. The film, directed by Homi Adajania, released in March this year.

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