Undoubtedly, Irrfan Khan is one of the best actors in Bollywood. In a film career spanning almost thirty years and featuring in more than fifty domestic 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 to be one of the finest actors in Indian cinema for his versatile and natural acting.
His last film Hindi Medium not just left fans giggling over his one-liners but also made fans think about the education system in India. As the viewers were gearing up to see him in the sequel, Irrfan shocked everyone with the news of being diagnosed with cancer.
The actor is now back after the treatment and has completed the shoot for his next Angreezi Medium.
As the actor turns a year older, here are 5 times the actor proved to be most versatile in Bollywood:
- The Lunchbox
An unlikely mistake by a tiffin carrier service results in Ila’s tiffin, which was made for her husband, being delivered to Saajan Fernandes. An unusual friendship soon develops between the two.
- Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar, an athlete, wins gold medals at the Indian National Games seven times in a row. He is forced to become a dacoit when his mother is murdered and the police don’t take any action.
Qarib Qarib Singlle
Two contrasting personalities, Yogi and Jaya, meet through a dating app and rediscover themselves while they set out to revisit their past.
- Hindi Medium
Raj and Mita yearn to get Pia, their daughter, educated from a reputed school. When they learn that their background is holding her back, they do everything to ensure that she gets into the school.
Nirmal, a man who lost his son due to the negligence of the government, seeks revenge and kidnaps the ten-year-old son of the home minister, forcing the administration to meet his demands.