Top unknown and interesting facts about Irrfan Khan

Some of the top unknown and interesting facts about Irrfan Khan.

Irrfan Khan is a gifted actor who used his gestures, body language, and incredibly effortless acting skills to put whatever character he portrays to life on television. Irrfan Khan’s delivery of dialogue was flawless, as if only he could have done it. Irrfan Khan was the kind of actor who, while not playing traditional hero roles, made audiences think about the world in new ways. Here are some unknown and interesting  things you should note about Irrfan Khan.

  1. Birth into a royal family

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On the 7th of January 1967, he was born into a Muslim Pathan family in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. His father was a merchant, and his mother was from the Tonk Hakim family.

   2. First job

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His first job was as an air conditioner technician in Mumbai. It’s also been stated that the one of the houses he went to for fixing facilities was that of Rajesh Khanna, the legendary actor.

  3. Toronto Film Critics Association Award

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His film LunchBox is the first Indian film to win a Toronto Film Critics Association award, as well as the Cannes Film Festival’s Critics Week Viewers Choice Award.

   4. Detained twice at Airport

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Because his name is close to that of a suspected terrorist, he has been detained twice at the Los Angeles Airport.

  5.Refused  to Christopher Nolan movie

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Interstellar, directed by Christopher Nolan, went on to become one of the best science-fiction films of all time. Due to prior commitments to other projects such as The Lunchbox and D-Day, Irrfan had to decline a key role in the film. Other Hollywood films that he turned down included The Martian and Body of Lies.

  6. Changed his name

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Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan was Irrfan Khan’s real name. However, the actor acknowledged that the length of his name bothered him, so he abbreviated it to Irrfan Khan. He liked the sound of the extra ‘R’ in his name, so he inserted it.
He is also addressed to as Irrfan in movie credits and elsewhere.

7. Connection with ‘Jurassic World’

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Irrfan confessed to having a link to the iconic franchise even before he received critical acclaim for his depiction of Simon Masrani, the owner of Jurassic World, in the 2015 film of the same name. He disclosed that during his hard times in the early 1990s, he wanted to see the first Jurassic Park film but couldn’t because he didn’t have enough money.

 8.  Academy Award winning movie

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Irrfan Khan is the first Bollywood star to appear in two Oscar Winner films, Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Life of Pie (2012).

He has done it all beautifully, from flawlessly portraying various characters from different aspects of life to getting recognition for himself in the international film industry. Irrfan Khan was an actor who has long been adored by the Indian public. The untimely death of bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has shaken the film industry. He was one of the most popular stars not only in Bollywood but also in the Western World.

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