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Actor Irrfan Khan: Bio, Wiki, Death, Wife, Children, Movies, Net Worth
Actor Irrfan Khan: Bio, Wiki, Death, Wife, Children, Movies, Net Worth

Browse to know more about Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan’s Age, Bio, wiki, Net Worth, Income, career, Education, and Family. Also know details about Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan’s  Parents, Childhood, Relationship, body measurements, Images, and many more.

Irrfan Khan was an Indian film actor who is primarily known for his work in Hindi cinema. He was also known for his works in British films and Hollywood especially in Slumdog Millionaire and Jurassic Park.

Film critics, contemporaries, and other experts consider him one of the best actors in Indian cinema for his versatile and naturalistic acting.

What is Irrfan Khan Famous For?

  • An Indian film actor
  • Received the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, for his contribution to the field of art.

Irrfan Khan: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings

Irrfan Khan was born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan on January 7, 1966, in Jaipur, Rajasthan to a Muslim Pashtun family.

His mother Begum Khan was originally from the Tonk Hakim family and his father Late Jagiradar Khan was from Khajuriya village near the Tonk district.

Irrfan Khan’s father ran a tire business and his mother was a housewife. Irrfan held Indian citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

About his Death?

He was diagnoses with the undisclosed disease in February 2018 which was speculated as brain cancer. After much speculation, he revealed in 2018 via his Twitter account that he had a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare illness.

Later, he went treatment in a London hospital for an illness that affects cells that release hormones into the bloodstream.

On April 28, 2020, he was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital but died by the following day, April 29, 2020, at the age of 53. Her mother also just passed four days before his death.

Many national and international celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan paid tribute to his death.

Education Details

In 1984, Irrfan Khan was doing his Master of Arts degree when he got a scholarship to study at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi.

All About Irrfan Khan’s Career

Irrfan Khan enacted in various television series–  Chanakya, Bharat Ek Khoj, Sara Jahan Hamara, Banegi Apni Baat, Chandrakanta, Shrikant (Doordarshan), AnooGoonj, etc.

Irrfan acted as the main villain in ‘Darr’ series which aired on Star Plus. In another television series, Irrfan played as a revolutionary Urdu poet and Marxist political activist of India Makhdoom Mohiuddin.

In the year 1998, Irrfan Khan made his Bollywood debut with ‘Salaam Bombay.’ In the 1990s, he acted in critically acclaimed films– Ek Doctor Ki Maut, Such a Long Journey, etc.

After many television series and unsuccessful films, Irrfan Khan was cast for the lead role in ‘The Warrior’ by the London-based director Asif Kapadia. When ‘The Warrior’ opened in international film festivals in the year 2001, Irrfan Khan became famous.

Irrfan Khan on The Kapil Sharma Show
Caption: Irrfan Khan on The Kapil Sharma Show(Source: WBMBuzz)

He depicted the character of the police inspector in the film Slumdog Millionaire in 2008. After two years, he appeared in the third season of the HBO series, In Treatment. Similarly, in 2012, he appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man as Dr. Rajit Ratha. He even rose to fame after appearing in the film The Lunchbox for which he won several awards and nominations.

In 2015, he co-starred in the film Jurassic World. Also, he appeared alongside Tom Hanks in the 2016 adaptation of Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon thriller Inferno. His films have grossed the US $3.643 billion overall in the box office.

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Awards and Nominations

  • Filmfare award in 2004 for the best negative role in film Haasil.
  • He got a Filmfare award for the best Critics Actor for the film Paan Singh Tomar in 2013.
  • Padma Shri Award by Indian Government in 2011.
  • For the film Life in a… Metro, won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2008.
  • Filmfare award in 2018 for Best Actor in film Hindi Medium.

Brand Ambassador of Resurgent Rajasthan

He became the Brand Ambassador of Resurgent Rajasthan in September 2015. That was a campaign by the state government of Rajasthan and Irrfan gave his voice to the light and sound show during the war memorial for the Indian Army.

Net Worth, Salary

Irrfan Khan’s net worth was around 50 Million USD Dollars and he earned around $10 million per annum.

Irrfan Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
Caption: Irrfan Khan and Shah Rukh Khan (Source: FirstSource)

Rumors and Controversies

He landed himself in controversy in July 2016 over remarks on the Islamic ritual of ‘Qurbani’ or sacrificing animals on Eid-al-Adha. At that time, he was promoting his films Madaari in Jaipur.

Irrfan Khan: Wife, Children, Marriage

Irrfan Khan married Sutapa Sikdar (a Hindu Brahmin) in 1995. The couple has two sons: Ayaan Khan and Babil Khan. Sutapa is an Indian Film Producer, Dialogue Writer, and Screenplay Writer.

She is a part of many famous movies– Khamoshi: The Musical (Dialogue Writer, 1996), Supari (Dialogue Writer, 2003), Kahaani (Dialogue Writer, 2003), Madaari (Producer, 2016), Qarib Qarib Singlle (Producer, 2017).

Irrfan Khan and his wife Sutapa
Caption: Irrfan Khan and his wife Sutapa (Source: SpotboyE)

Favorite things:

  • Color: Black
  • Actress: Deepika Padukone
  • Actors: Marlon Brando and Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Sport: Cricket
  • Hotel: In France – Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat

Irrfan Khan: Height, Weight, Eye Color

He had a height of 6 ft. and he weighed 75 kg. Also, he had black hair and dark brown eyes. His biceps, chest, and waist sizes were 12,41,33 inches respectively.

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Is Irrfan Khan active on social media?

He had 420k followers on Instagram, around 3M followers on Facebook, and around followers on Twitter.

Did You Know?

  • He was very shy in his school class.
  • Irrfan was very good at cricket, he wanted to be a cricketer, but his parents were not satisfied with it.
  • Khan used to drink Alcohol and did smoking.
  • He struggled a lot in his life (When he wasn’t an actor), he used to be a tutor and also used to repair air conditioners.
  • He met with Sutapa Sikdar while studying in NSD, they fell in love and married on 23 February 1995.
  • Irrfan once said that he can’t afford to watch Jurassic Park in 1993, but in 2015, he appeared in one part of Jurassic Park.
  • Khan was arrested twice in Los Angeles because his name gives a terror suspect.
  • He changed the name from Irfan to Irrfan because he liked the sound of extra ‘r’ in his name.

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