Irrfan Khan passes away: A look at ten best flicks and roles of Bollywood's most versatile actor
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Irrfan Khan, who won over millions of fans with his roles in numerous international and Indian films, is no more. The 54-year-old passed away at Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital on Wednesday while battling rare cancer.
The sad news was shared by filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who in a tweet post, wrote, "My dear friend Irfaan. You fought and fought and fought. I will always be proud of you.. we shall meet again.. condolences to Sutapa and Babil.. you too fought, Sutapa you gave everything possible in this fight. Peace and Om shanti. Irfaan Khan salute."
Irrfan Khan is regarded as a fine actor by fans and critics alike with critically acclaimed films like 'The Lunchbox' and 'Paan Singh Tomar' to his credit.
Here are some of Irrfan Khan's best films and roles:
Life of Pi
In the 2012 flick, Irrfan Khan had played the role of an a-dult Pi. The film went on to become a critical and commercial success-- earning USD 609 million --and gave him recognition among international audiences.
The Amazing Spider-Man
Irrfan played the role of Dr. Rajit Ratha in the global flick. The film went on to earn up to USD 757.9 million in its global release and made Irrfan a known face in Hollywood.
Paan Singh Tomar
In the biographical film, Irrfan had played the titular role. He played the role of a soldier in the Indian Army who won gold at the Indian National Games but was forced to become a rebel against the system.
The Lunchbox is one of Irrfan Khan's highest-engrossing Hindi film. He had played the role of Saajan Fernandes in the popular flick.
The actor had played the role of a single father-- owner of a sweet shop in Jaipur-- who undergoes all the troubles to fulfill his daughter's dream to study in London.
The Sanket Chaudhary directorial was based on a couple's struggle to get their daughter admitted to a prestigious English-medium school.
Irrfan Khan had played the role of a barber in the flick that was a commercial success. In the film, Irrfan had played the role of Shah Rukh Khan's friend who helped him in his tough times that helped the latter succeed in Bollywood.
Irrfan Khan had played the role of Dr. Mukherjee in the film who is obsessed with cleanliness and wants everything in proper order. Obsessed to being in control of situation, he doesn't realise that he's lost his mind.
In the 2015 flick, Irrfan Khan had played the lead role opposite Deepika Padukone that also featured Amitabh Bachchan. The film went on to become a box office hit.
Irrfan Khan had played the role of a kidnapper in the Nishikant Kamat directorial. The flick was a box office success.
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