Irrfan Khan, the brilliant actor, has departed from the world after fighting a long battle with his illness and there is no denying the fact that he will always be missed because he was not just a great actor but also a great human being. He has entertained us for so many years with his wonderful performances in various movies which we can watch on repeat mode.
Here are some of the films of Irrfan Khan that no fan can afford to miss:
1. Angrezi Medium
This is a must watch for everyone as it is the last movie of Irrfan Khan. The film is a sequel of “Hindi Medium” and it also stars Radhika Madan, Deepak Dobriyal and Kareena Kapoor Khan among others in important roles. This flick shows how far a father can go for the happiness of his daughter.
2. Paan Singh Tomar
How can we miss a movie in which Irrfan Khan stunned everyone with his acting and also got the National Film Awards for Best Actor for the role that he played…. The story is based on the real-life Indian soldier who was an athlete and had won a gold medal in the National Games but due to circumstances, he was forced to rebel against the government and the system.
This movie showed us that Irrfan Khan who was known for intense roles is equally comfortable in doing comedy as well. Moreover, “Piku” is quite special as it also stars the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan along with Deepika Padukone.
In this flick, Irrfan Khan played the character of a heartbroken father to the perfection. The protagonist lost his son due to the negligence of the administration and for taking revenge, he kidnapped son of the Home Minister.
5. Hindi Medium
This movie brought the reality of our education system on the screens of cinema. It also showed how obsessed today’s parents are to make their kid study in an English medium school and how these schools are breaking laws in order to earn more money.
6. The Lunchbox
The movie depicts a love story but of different type as it started over lunchbox when a young wife sends a note for her husband with tasty dishes but due to some misunderstanding, the lunchbox is delivered to an old man who is about to retire.
The film is directed by Vishal Bharadwaj and what is commendable on the part of Irrfan Khan is that he made his presence strongly felt despite the fact that the flick also starred some senior actors such as Pankaj Kapoor, Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah.
8. The Warrior
Directed by Asif Kapadia, this 2001 released movie is a must watch because it stopped Irrfan Khan from leaving acting. The actor was a little upset at that time as he was not getting any good roles in films and he was quite bored with working in TV shows.
The movie which released in 2003 was based on student politics and Irrfan won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for this flick.
10. The Namesake
Directed by Mira Nair, the film depicts the experiences of the first generation immigrants in the USA and the acting of Irrfan Khan and Tabu was applauded by audiences as well as critics.
Which of these movies have you watched?