Irrfan Khan is the main pioneer Indian actor who is famous for his leading role in several Bollywood and Hollywood movies. He was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan on January 7, 1967 in Muslim pashto speaking family.
Until he made debut journey in Bollywood, Irrfan Khan was closely attached with cricket, he often says if he was not an actor, he might have been a cricketer. He was a talented young cricketer who was selected in CK Nayudu Tournament. He was unable to play due to lack of financial resources and planned to focus upon his acting skills.
He started his journey when he was awarded a scholarship to the National School of Acting in New Delhi in 1984. Things changed and now this is a man we know him the master of acting.
Irrfan Khan also received the most prestigious honor, Padma Shri in field of acting. He also made his successful debut from Hollywood blockbuster movie “Slumdog Millionaire (2008)” in which he worked as an Inspector. Movie won 8 Oscars in 2008 and was the best movie of the year.
He worked in following Hollywood Movies & Tv Series
- Tokyo Trial 2016 – TV series
- Inferno 2016 – Movie
- Jurassic World 2015 – Movie
- Life of Pi 2012 – Movie
- The Amazing Spider-Man 2012 – Movie
- In Treatment (2008 – 2010) – Tv Series
- Slumdog Millionaire 2008 – Movie
Irrfan Khan won following Awards
- Alliance of Women Film Journalists – Winner of EDA Special Mention Award 2007
- Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards – 2014 (Winner of Special Award), 2008 (Best Actor In A Supporting Role)
- Asia-Pacific Film Festival – Winner Outstanding Achievement Award in 2013
- Asian Film Awards – Best Actor 2014
- Awards of the International Indian Film Academy – Best Actor 2018 film “Hindi Medium (2017)” Outstanding achievement Award 2011 and winner of “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” in 2008 for Life in a Metro
- Bollywood Hungama Surfers’ Choice Movie Awards – Best Actor in a Supporting Role “Haider” 2014
- Dubai International Film Festival – Best Actor – Feature (2013)
- Filmfare Awards – 2004, 2008, 2013, 2018