Irrfan Khan: Impactful Performances By The National Film Award Winner

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Irrfan Khan has been a noticeable performer since his debut with the Academy Award-nominated film 'Salaam Bombay!'. Read more about his impactful performances.

Written By Sahil Mirani | Mumbai | Updated On:
Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan has been working in the film industry for more than 30 years and he certainly has given a series of impactful performances. His work was also appreciated by the foreign audience when the Indian actor was seen playing roles on Hollywood and British films. The actor has been a noticeable performer since he made his debut with Academy Award-nominated film, Salaam Bombay!. Read more about Irrfan Khan's most impactful roles. 

Irrfan Khan films

Hindi Medium

Here Irrfan Khan is seen playing the role of a well-to-do businessman from Delhi who struggles to get his daughter into a reputed school. The film was released in May 2017 during the results of HSC and other various education boards. The film shows the struggles and problems faced by a couple who want quality education for their child. 

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Life of Pi

Here Irrfan Khan is seen playing the role of Pi Patel, who is being interviewed years after his famous survival journey of being lost in the sea for days. The film had some very realistic special effects that included a glowing whale and the expanse of the sea. Irrfan certainly did an applaudable job at portraying the pain behind losing a family in an accident. The film was released in the year 2012 and was directed by Ang Lee. 

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Qarib Qarib Singlle

This romantic-comedy film gives the audience a new, unimaginable character to look at. Irrfan is seen playing the role of Yogi, a 35-year-old talkative poet. The film revolves around Jaya Shashidharan who finds yogi on an Internet dating website. The film got an average rating of 7.2 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes and Irrfan’s character got a lot of critical appreciation. 

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The Lunchbox

Here Irrfan plays the role of Saajan Fernandes who gets into a very unusual friendship with a married woman when their tiffins got exchanged by a carrier service. Nimrat Kaur is playing the role of Ila and the combination of the two veteran actors gives the film a very strong dramatic hold to it. The film was Irrfan’s high grossing film until Hindi Medium managed to surpass it. 

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