Irrfan Khan no more : 6 most memorable films of the talented actor

First Published 29, Apr 2020, 1:22 PM

Renowned actor Irrfan Khan died at the age of 54. He was admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday and was under observation for colon infection. 

<p>He was one of the few gifted actors Bollywood has seen so far. Here is a list of some of his best films.</p>

He was one of the few gifted actors Bollywood has seen so far. Here is a list of some of his best films.

<p>The Lunchbox</p>

<p>Irrfan Khan stole the show as the quiet widower Saajan Fernandes, who discovers an unusual friendship with a housewife, Ila (Nimrat Kaur). In this Ritesh Batra directorial, Irrfan displayed every emotion beautifully through his eyes.&nbsp;</p>

The Lunchbox

Irrfan Khan stole the show as the quiet widower Saajan Fernandes, who discovers an unusual friendship with a housewife, Ila (Nimrat Kaur). In this Ritesh Batra directorial, Irrfan displayed every emotion beautifully through his eyes. 

<p>Piku</p>

<p>The gifted actor shut the critics down with his stellar performance in Piku. He performed the role of Rana Chaudhary, an anxious but good-hearted businessman, who runs a fleet of taxis. Irrfan displayed his talent for comedy in this Shoojit Sircar-directed movie.&nbsp;</p>

Piku

The gifted actor shut the critics down with his stellar performance in Piku. He performed the role of Rana Chaudhary, an anxious but good-hearted businessman, who runs a fleet of taxis. Irrfan displayed his talent for comedy in this Shoojit Sircar-directed movie. 

<p>Paan Singh Tomar&nbsp;</p>

<p>A biographical film based on true story of the athlete of the same name, Irrfan Khan played the title role. The film won critical acclaim after its release and became a breakthrough film in Irrfan’s career.&nbsp;</p>

Paan Singh Tomar 

A biographical film based on true story of the athlete of the same name, Irrfan Khan played the title role. The film won critical acclaim after its release and became a breakthrough film in Irrfan’s career. 

<p>Talvar</p>

<p>Bollywood movie Talvar, which was inspired by the Aarushi Talwar murder case, where Irrfan Khan played an investigating officer. As a sharp and intelligent officer, Irrfan gave a top performance in this crime drama.</p>

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Talvar

Bollywood movie Talvar, which was inspired by the Aarushi Talwar murder case, where Irrfan Khan played an investigating officer. As a sharp and intelligent officer, Irrfan gave a top performance in this crime drama.

 

<p>Life in a metro&nbsp;</p>

<p>Written and directed by Anurag Basu, and set in Mumbai, Irrfan plays a 35-year-old man seeking a bride through matrimonial sites and familial connections in this film. Konkana appears to be one of the many girls he meets in the process. And the rest is as funny as it gets. All the conversations between these two evoke genuine laughter.</p>

Life in a metro 

Written and directed by Anurag Basu, and set in Mumbai, Irrfan plays a 35-year-old man seeking a bride through matrimonial sites and familial connections in this film. Konkana appears to be one of the many girls he meets in the process. And the rest is as funny as it gets. All the conversations between these two evoke genuine laughter.

<p>Maqbool</p>

<p>In 2003 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Pankaj Kapur, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, and Masumeh Makhija featured in an adaptation of the play Macbeth by Shakespeare. This is the best example that proves that if Irrfan Khan joined hands with a brilliant filmmaker like Vishal Bhardwaj, no doubt you’re in for a cinematic treat.&nbsp;<br />
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Maqbool

In 2003 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Pankaj Kapur, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, and Masumeh Makhija featured in an adaptation of the play Macbeth by Shakespeare. This is the best example that proves that if Irrfan Khan joined hands with a brilliant filmmaker like Vishal Bhardwaj, no doubt you’re in for a cinematic treat. 
 

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