Irrfan Khan is an award-winning actor who has attracted a lot of attention for his role in Paan Singh Tomar in the sports drama "Paan Singh Tomar ' in 2011. This role earned him the Best Actor National Film Award and the Best Actor Filmfare Award. He has gained international fame for playing in such films as Slumdog Millionaire, New York, I Love You, The Amazing Spider-Man, Life of Pi, Jurassic World and Inferno. His other notable works include Life in a … Metro, Hindi Medium, Haider, Gunday, Piku and Talva. In 2011, he received the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honor for his contribution to the arts.
Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan
Actor, Movie Producer
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Irrfan Khan was born on January 7, 1967 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
He is currently 53 years old.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sign of the sun
He is of Indian origin Pathan.
Irrfan Khan was awarded a full scholarship at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi. He graduated with a Master of Arts degree in 1984.
Irrfan was the son of Begum Khan of the Tonk Hakim family and the late Jagirdar Khan, from the village of Khajuriya, near Tonk district. His father ran a tire business. He has three younger brothers and sisters, two brothers, Salman and Iman, and a sister, Begum.
Irrfan Khan married the writer Sutapa Sikdar, a NSD graduate, on February 23, 1995. They have two sons, Babil and Ayan, together.
- In feet – 6 feet
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 meters
- In kilograms – 75 kg
- In pounds – 165 lbs
Irrfan Khan made his debut in Mira Nair's drama "Salaam Bombay!" In 1988. He played the role of "Letter Writer" in the film nominated at the Academy.
He made his television debut in 1985, when he participated in the television series "Shrikant". The series, based on the eponymous novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaya, was broadcast on Doordarshan between 1985 and 1986.
Irrfan has appeared in a number of blockbuster movies and television shows. His first successful work is 'Haasil' (2003), in which he plays the lead role and wins the Filmfare Award for Best Mean.
Her starring role in the acclaimed critically acclaimed series "Life in a … Metro" (2007) earned her a lot of appreciation and awards, including the Best Supporting Actor Filmfare Award. In fact, this role marked a turning point in his acting career, leading him to land many important roles in the films.
He won the Best Actor National Film Award and the Best Actor Film Critics Award for his role in the hit biopic drama 'Paan Singh Tomar'. It's one of his best works of his career.
Irrfan has delivered outstanding performances in such films as The Lunchbox (2013), Hindi Medium (2017), The Warrior (2001), The Namesake (2006), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), New York, I Love You (2009), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Life of Pi (2012), Jurassic World (2015) and Inferno (2016).
He has appeared in television commercials and print ads for MasterCard, Resurgent Rajasthan, Envy 1000 Deodorant, Lift Perfume Body Spray, Edelweiss Group, LU Bakeri Nankhatai and Vodafone, to name only a few. each.
Irrfan Khan Favorites
- Favorite Food – Thai Foods
- Favorite Actors – Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Ranbir Kapoor, Al Pacino, Ranveer Singh
- Favorite Actresses – Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
- Our favorite – Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat
- Favorite game – 8 Ball Pool
Net worth of Irrfan Khan
Irrfan's net worth is estimated at approximately $ 50 million. It bills between 12-15 crore INR per film as remuneration. He is one of the richest actors in Bollywood.
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Facts of Irrfan Khan
At school, he was a good cricketer and played for the school team. He was selected for the CK Nayudu tournament, aimed at emerging players under 23, but turned down the opportunity due to lack of funds.
Irrfan debuted in the entertainment industry with roles in television series before moving to the big screen. He had appeared in many soap operas before moving on to movies.
By the end of the 1990s, he had almost decided to give up the game because he could not get good television roles and moved to Mumbai, marking a turning point in his career. He worked as a service agent before reaching movies.
He landed a small role in the movie 'Saalam Bombay!', But his part was removed during the final cup.
In September 2015, he was appointed brand ambassador for "Resurgent Rajasthan", a state government campaign in Rajasthan.
Irrfan is the only Bollywood actor to have starred in two Academy Award-winning films, Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi.
He was originally considered to play Matt Damon in 'Interstellar' and Chiwetel Ejiofer in 'The Martian', but declined both roles due to scheduling conflicts.
Anurag Kashyap chose him to play a crucial role in his movie, "Black Friday," but he came out of it.
On March 16, 2018, Irrfan announced on Twitter that he was suffering from a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare disease. He is currently undergoing treatment for the same thing.