Accroding to the filmmakers, Irrfan told them to go ahead with the planned release of the film.
"I recently met Irrfan and even though he is battling his health, he was very excited about the initial response to the trailer and songs of 'Blackmail' and was very keen that we released the film in the best possible way on April 6 as scheduled. We are all praying for him and I am confident that he will sit with us and watch the film on April 6."
"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," Kumar added.
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