Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passes away today at the age of 53. The actor breathed his last in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital.
The actor was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday due to colon infection. He was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and was undergoing treatment in London for 2 years.
The actor was buried at Versova kabrastan around 3 pm today. Only his family, close relatives and friends were present at the time of his burial.
The actor will always be remembered for his flawless performances and effortless acting which made him a true actor in every way.
Here are some memorable performances of Irrfan Khan which will be always remembered.
1. Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar is one such brilliant example of his acting skills. The actor played the role of national athlete Paan Singh Tomar who later started a revolt against the government. The actor also recieved National Film Award for Best Actor and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film.
The crime drama marked Irrfan Khan’s big journey in Bollywood as after his impressive and powerful performance in the movie, Irrfan was established as a brilliant actor. This is perhaps one of his best performances. He played the titular role of Miyan Maqbool, styled on Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
memorable performances of Irrfan Khan
Irrfan plays the role of Rana Chaudhary, owner of a taxi business in Piku. The character without any unnecessary heroism brings the daughter and father closer without diverting the focus from the female lead. His chemistry with Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan was spot one and it showed us that he can do light-hearted comedies as well.
Irrfan plays the role of a man who kidnaps a child after his son passes away in an accident caused by the corruption in the government authorities. The way he got emotions out while playing his character was remarkable and his strong performance will leave you stunned for hours.
5. The Lunchbox
Irrfan gave a genuine performance as the middle-aged, lonely Saajan Fernandes. The Lunchbox received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics as well as the audiences and have cemented his legacy permanently in Bollywood.
Irrfan gave a heartfelt performance as a man trying to find answers in this Meghna Gulzar directorial. The film was based on the 2008 Noida Double Murder Case.