Irrfan Khan is no more: A list of prestigious awards and recognitions he won
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: The Bollywood industry lost one of its most exceptionally enthusing actors on Wednesday morning, as Irrfan Khan, the winner of every on-screen battle lost the war against death while succumbing to neuroendocrine tumour, a rare version of colon cancer at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
Irrfan’s exceptionally phenomenal career, while marking his acting prowess remained starred with awards, accolades and felicitations of all kind – from ever-prestigious National Award to Filmfare and several International nominations and awards – alongside a Padma Shri in 2011, Irrfan’s acting excellence was over the top of every fair and normalized Award felicitation.
Jagran English brings you the list of some remarkable felicitations which Irrfan received during his two decade career:
Irrfan Khan bagged the Filmfare four times during the different phases of his career – for ‘Haasil’ (2004) ‘Life in a… Metro’ (2008) ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ (2013) and ‘Hindi Medium’ (2018). Out of six nominations, Irrfan received all through his career, he ended up taking home the black lady four times.
In 2013, Irrfan won National Award for ‘Best Actor’ for his portrayal of ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ in its titular role, in the former Indian Athletic star’s biopic.
Man of the Year
In 2009, Irrfan Khan was GQ magazine’s ‘Man of the Year’. In 2011, Irrfan was awarded with CNN-IBN’s ‘Indian of the Year’ for his outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry.
In 2011, Irrfan was bestowed the fourth highest civilian honour, Padma Shri, by then President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, for his outstanding contribution to the creative world.
The National School of Drama graduate kept on receiving multiple international felicitations across the world – from Melbourne to Toronto and from Paris to New York, all through his career – namely for ‘The Namesake’ (2006), ‘Slumdog millionare’(2008), New York (2010) ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ (2013), ‘The Lunchbox’ (2014), D-day (2014), Piku (2016) and Hindi Medium (2018)
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