Khan's announcement that he was diagnosed with a rare disease led to speculations in the media about the status of his upcoming projects.
Irrfan Khan's Blackmail to be released as scheduled on 6 April
Mumai - 13 Mar 2018 10:25 IST
Blackmail, starring Irrfan Khan, will hit the screens as scheduled on 6 April, 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.
Khan's announcement that he was diagnosed with a rare disease and serious health challenges led to speculations in the media and his fans about the status of his upcoming projects.
But Blackmail makers met the actor, 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 Khan 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.
"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 6 April 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.