Irrfan Khan birthday special: 5 must watch films of the late actor

written by Ritika Nath | January 07, 2022

Irrfan Khan, one of India's most accomplished and diverse artists, passed away in 2020. Due to a colon infection, the iconic actor died at Mumbai's Kokilaben hospital.

He made his on-screen debut with 'Haasil' in 2003, as Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan. With his outstanding acting talent, Irrfan has established a niche for himself in Bollywood and Hollywood in a short period of time.

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Since then, the 53-year-old actor has distinguished himself via his acting ability, role choices, and eccentric flicks. On the occasion of his birthday, here is a list of 5 movies of him that are a MUST-Watch!

Life in a…Metro

Anurag Basu directed the film. Extramarital affairs, the sanctity of marriage, and love are all discussed in the film, which follows the lives of nine people living in Mumbai. The film is famous for Irrfan's portrayal of a confused-cute boy with an endearing sense of humor, in addition to being one of filmmaker Anurag Basu's best works.

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TALVAR

This film, directed by Meghna Gulzar, was based on the double murder case in Noida that shocked the country in 2008. In this 2015 crime drama, Irrfan plays a CID officer who is handed over the case after much commotion. Irrfan arrives on the scene to recreate and investigate a crime in which evidence has already been tampered with by the case's inept first investigators.

The Lunchbox

Irrfan Khan's acting talent is brilliantly portrayed in The Lunchbox. The movie is an outlier in this regard. Through the medium of a stainless steel 'lunchbox,' it represents an uncommon epistolary friendship between a widower and a housewife. With just a mention, The Lunchbox, which was released in 2013, evokes a lovely feeling in your heart. Irrfan Khan plays an introspective loner who falls for the woman who prepares her lunch.

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Madaari 

In this 2016 social thriller film, Irrfan Khan delivered another flawless performance. Irrfan played a parent who had lost his son in the film. He kidnapped the Home Minister's son in order to gain justice. Despite the film's lackluster box office performance, Irrfan won hearts with his stunning portrayal of the anguish of losing a child on the screen.

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Life Of Pi

Life of Pi made Irrfan Khan famous all over the world. Life Of Pi is also recognized for one more thing: Irrfan Khan. Piscine Patel is portrayed in a bizarre way by him. Irrfan Khan made an impossible role conceivable.

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