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Irrfan Khan        

Indian Film Actor Known for his work in Bollywood & for American Films Such as "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Jurassic World"

Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan, credited as Irrfan Khan or simply Irrfan, is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Bollywood. He is also known for his works in British Indian films, Hollywood ventures and a Telugu film.

In India, Khan gained the reputation of a skilled actor from his roles in Bollywood movies such as "The Warrior," "Maqbool," "Haasil," "Charas: A Joint Effort," "Paan Singh Tomar," "Knock Out," "Gunday," "The Lunchbox" and "Rog." He also hosted the TV show "Mano Ya Na Mano" and appeared in popular Vodafone commercials. In 2012 he appeared in the title role in "Paan Singh Tomar," a biopic about an athlete. Both the movie and Khan's performance received critical acclaim. As of 2013, he had appeared in more than 30 films in Bollywood.

Khan's English-language mainstream work includes character roles in movies like "The Namesake," "New York, I Love You," "A Mighty Heart," "Slumdog Millionaire," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Life of Pi," as well as in the HBO series "In Treatment."

Khan has won three Filmfare Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Independent Spirit Award nomination. He is also the recipient of 2011 Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian award in India. He has garnered the National Film Award for Best Actor in the 60th National Film Awards 2012, for his performance in "Paan Singh Tomar."


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