Irrfan Khan, born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan on 7 January 1967, was an Indian actor who worked in Indian cinema as well as British and American films. Khan passed away on 29 April 2020. Khan’s career spanned over 30 years, during which he was widely regarded as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema.
He earned numerous accolades during his career, including a National Film Award, an Asian Film Award, and six Filmfare Awards. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour in 2011. He was posthumously awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.
Khan was born into a Muslim family of Pathani ancestry on 7 January 1967 in Tonk, Rajasthan. Irrfan Khan’s mother, Saeeda Begum Khan, was from Tonk, and his father, Yaseen Ali Khan, was from the Khajuriya village in Rajasthan’s Tonk district. They ran a tyre business.
Irrfan Khan spent his childhood in Tonk and Jaipur. Irrfan, who was good at cricket, was selected to play in the CK Nayudu Trophy for emerging players in the under-23 category. First-class cricket in India is seen as a stepping stone to the tournament.
His maternal uncle, who was a theatre artist in Jodhpur, showed him an interest in acting. Khan was introduced to noted theatre artists in Jaipur and did several stage performances in the city. Before joining the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi in 1984 to study acting, Khan completed his MA in Jaipur.
|Date of Birth||7 January 1967|
|Date of Died|| 29 April 2020|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Birth Place||Tonk, Rajasthan, India|
|Education||National School of Drama, New Delhi|
|Spouse||Sutapa Sikdar (m. 1995–2020)|
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1. When Irrfan Khan was born?
Irrfan Khan was born on 7 January 1967.
2. What is Irrfan Khan’s height?
Irrfan Khan’s height is 1.83 m
3. What is the first movie of Irrfan Khan?
”Salaam Bombay!” is the first movie of Irrfan Khan.
4. What is Irrfan Khan’s place of birth?
Irrfan Khan’s place of birth is Tonk, Rajasthan, India.
5. What are some of Irrfan Khan’s most famous movies?
Some of Irrfan Khan’s most famous movies include ”Hindi Medium (2017)”, ”No Bed of Roses (2017)”, ”The Lunchbox (2013)” etc.