Irrfan Khan

Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan, additionally famously known as Irrfan Khan is an Indian actor. He is known majorily for his work in Hindi film, just as his works in British movies and Hollywood. Khan is hitched to essayist Sutapa Sikdar who’s additionally a NSD graduate and they have a child named Babil.

Irrfan Khan was conceived and raised in Jaipur, India. He was naturally introduced to a Muslim Nawab family. He was reading for his M.A. degree when he earned a grant to learn at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi in 1984.

In the wake of graduating in 1987, Irrfan Khan moved to Mumbai, where he earned chance to work in many TV serials like ‘Chanakya’,’Sara Jahan Hamara’, ‘Chandrakanta’, ‘Star Bestsellers’, ‘Banegi Apni Baat’ and Sparsh and so forth.

Irrfan Khan made his screen debut with the Academy Award selected film Salaam Bombay in 1988. Followed by a progression of jobs in films that neglected to move his profession forward, he got basic approval for assuming negative jobs in the show films Haasil in 2003 and Maqbool in 2004 for which he was given the Filmfare Award for Best Villain.

His first Bollywood primary lead job came in 2005 with the film Rog. In 2007, he showed up in the movies hits Metro, for which he got a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, and The Namesake, which was a hit abroad. He rose to noticeable quality with his depiction of Paan Singh Tomar in the acclaimed historical games show Paan Singh Tomar, which accumulated him the National Film Award for Best Actor and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.

Irrfan Khan’s movies like The Lunchbox (2013), Haider (2014), Piku (2015) and Talvar (2015) were financially successful and did very well on the box office. The movie that was his biggest hit was comedy cum drama Hindi Medium which was released in 2017. This film was huge hit in India and China. this movie bagged him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Now Irrfan Khan is working in another movie “English Medium” which is scheduled to release in 2019.

Globally, Khan has worked in several international projects such as the Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008), New York, The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Life of Pi (2012), Jurassic World (2015) and Inferno (2016).


Real Name Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan
Nickname Irrfan Khan
Profession Actor, Producer
Height 6’0″
Weight 75 Kg
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Date of Birth 7-Jan-67
Birth Place Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Hometown Khajuriya Village, Tonk District, Rajasthan, India
School Not Known
College National School of Drama (NSD) New Delhi
Educational Qualification Diploma in Dramatic Arts.
Debut Film – Salaam Bombay (1988)

The Warrior (2001, British Film) A Mighty Heart (2007, Hollywood)

TV – Shrikant (1985)

Father Sahabzada Yaseen Ali Khan
Mother Sayeeda Begum
Sister Salman Khan, Imran Khan
Brother Rukshana Begum
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Sutapa Sikdar
Children Son – Ayaan Khan, Babil Khan
Net Worth Not Known
Salary 12-14 Crore/Film (INR)
Religion Islam
Marriage Date 23-Feb-95
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