A legendary actor, a lover of the art, a true gift to the industry, and a real gem of Bollywood, Mr. Irfan Khan left us all heartbroken by saying goodbye forever on the 29th of April 2020. Today, we’re going to have a look at the top 5 of Irfan Khan movies, in no particular order.
Irfan Khan Biography
Irfan is the Bollywood actor loved by Hollywood. Right from Slumdog Millionaire to The Lunchbox, Irfan has gifted us with the films that will be remembered forever. He’s left us all now, we can only cherish the masterpieces he’s leaving behind for us. He, for sure, ranks among one of the most loved actors of all time, with his simplicity and a pure soul.
Slumdog Millionaire is probably the biggest break of Irfan in the west. Though he’d already been on Hollywood movies like A Mighty Heart and The Namesake, this was sure a big thing for him. The Danny Boyle’s movie made him a star overnight, along with Dev Patel. The same movie got him a manager in Hollywood, that led to roles on other movies like The Amazing Spider Man(2012), Jurassic World(2015), and Inferno(2016).
The movie shows how a 18-year old boy from the Juhu slums of Mumbai gets near to earning a fortune on a answer-and-win show. Each question asked to him corresponds to his real-life story, the one filled with poverty, depression, and a unrequited love.
The Lunchbox is Irfan’s second highest-grossing movie of his career. The movie was even nominated on the British Academy Awards 2015 for the Best Film Not In The English Category. The movie is about an unexpected delivery in the mail which leads to the meeting of two people. They are Ila, a housewife, and Saajan(played by Irfan Khan), a lonely working man.
Life of Pi
Life of Pi is yet another iconic film on the list of top Irfan Khan Movies. The movie is about how a young boy is stuck with a Tiger on a deserted sea. Described by the critics as ‘a miraculous achievement of storytelling’, the movie is a must-watch for all the cinema lovers.
Paan Singh Tomar
Another masterpiece in top Irfan Khan Movies list, Paan Singh Tomar is a biographical film of an athlete. The athlete carrying the same name as movie was a gold medalist on the National Games from the Indian Army. The movie shows how he was forced to rebel against the system.
Hindi Medium is a social movie based on empowering girls with education. The movie revolves around how a couple from Chandi Chowk is determined to provide education to their 3-year-old girl.
We hope you liked the article of Irfan Khan top movies of all time. Though he is not with us today, he’ll be always remembered on the cinema industry and in the hearts of people who love him.