Irrfan Khan

81st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

Khan in 2009, photo by prphotos

Birth Name: Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan

Date of Birth: 7 January, 1966/1967

Place of Birth: Tonk, Rajasthan, India

Date of Death: 29 April, 2020

Place of Death: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Ethnicity: Pathan Indian

Irrfan Khan was an Indian actor. He starred in Bollywood, as well as American and British, roles. His work included the films Salaam Bombay!, The Warrior, Haasil, Maqbool, The Namesake, Life in a… Metro, Slumdog Millionaire, New York, I Love You, The Amazing Spider-Man, Life of Pi, The Lunchbox, Piku, Gunday, Talvar, Jurassic World, Inferno, and Hindi Medium, and the show In Treatment. He was also credited as simply Irrfan.

He was a Muslim. Irrfan was of Pathan background. He was the son of Saeeda Begum Khan and Yaseen Ali Khan. His father was from Jodhpur, and his mother was from the Khajuriya village in Tonk, Rajasthan.

Irrfan was married to writer Sutapa Sikdar, until his death, with whom he had two children.

3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    He is Pathan Indian.

  2. abbracci says:

    He’s cool. I love Indians!

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