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|Saahabzaade Irfan Ali Khan, credited as Irrfan Khan or simply Irrfan, is an Indian film actor, known for his work mainly in Hindi cinema, as well as his works in British films and in Hollywood. In a film career of nearly thirty years and in over fifty national films, Khan has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards in four categories. Film critics, contemporaries and other experts consider him one of the best actors in Indian cinema for his versatile and natural game. In 2011, he received the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honor for his contribution to the arts field.
Khan was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, to an Afghani family of Muslim origin. Khan's mother, Begum Khan, was from the Tonk Hakim family, and his father, the late Jagirdar Khan, was from the village of Khajuriya near Tonk District and ran a tire business.. Irrfan was good at cricket, having been selected for the CK Nayudu tournament.He did not show up for the tournament due to lack of funds.
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan|
|Age||:||51 years in (2018)|
|Date of Birth||:||7 January 1967|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||6’ 0”|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Sutapa Sikdar (Dialogue writer)|
Children Photos Details
|Son||:||Ayaan Khan, Babil Khan|
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Father||:||Sahabzada Yaseen Ali Khan (Entreprenuer)|
|Brother||:||Salman Khan, Imran Khan|
|Favorite Movie||:||Hollywood: The Men (1950)|
|Favorite Actor||:||Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|College/ University||:||National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi|
|Educational and Qualification||:||Diploma in dramatic arts|
|Khan moved to Mumbai, where he has appeared in numerous television series, including Chanakya , Bharat Ek Khoj, Sara Jahan Hamara, Banegi Apni Baat, Chandrakanta, Shrikant, AnooGoonj on Doordarshan, Star Bestsellers , and Sparsh. Earlier, he had played in a TV movie on Doordarshan named Laal Ghaas By Neele Ghode where he played Lenin.
It was based on a translation by Uday Prakash of a Russian play by Mikhail Shatrov. He was the main villain in a series called Darr , where he played the role of a psycho serial killer, opposite Kay Kay Menon. He also played the role of famous revolutionary Urdu poet and Marxist political activist of India Makhdoom Mohiuddin in Kahkashan, produced by Ali Sardar Jafri.
Irfan Khan Playing cricket in Bangladesh in 2017 on the set of Doob: No Bed of RosesHe has appeared in some of the episodes of Star Bestsellers. In one of the episodes , his role was of a paratrooper who has a misconception that the wife of his owner is trying to seduce him and it turns out that his own wife the trunk. In the other, he played the role of an office accountant who, after being insulted by his boss, took revenge.
He also appeared in a series called Bhanvar for two episodes. In one episode, he played the role of a thug who landed one way or another in court. The theater and television kept it afloat until Mira Nair offered him an appearance at Salaam Bombay! although his role was published in the final film.
In the 1990s, he appeared in the critically acclaimed films Ek Doctor Ki Maut and Such a Long Journey and various other films that go unnoticed. After many unsuccessful films, things changed when London-based director Asif Kapadia gave him the lead in The Warrior, an 11-week-long historical film in place in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. In 2001, The Warrior opened in international film festivals, making Khan a known face.