Unknown Facts about Actor Irrfan Khan
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who was known for his fabulous acting is no more with us and passed away on Wednesday at Mumbai’s Koilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. The actor was earlier diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018 and was admitted to the hospital a day ago due to colon infection. After Battling with the disease for two years he lost the battle and no more with us. As a condolesence lers know about him more in 10 Unknown things you should Know About Actor Irrfan Khan.
10 Unknown things you should Know About Actor Irrfan Khan
1. His full name was Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan
2. Irrfan Khan was also good in cricket and as cricketer he even got selected for the CK Nayudu Tournament but not able to participate in it due to lack of funds.
3. He was pursuing his MA degree when he got a scholarship to study at NSD (National School of Drama). In fact, he had to tell lie about having theatre experience to get admission.
4. You won’t believe but his first jobs in Mumbai was an AC repairman.
5. He also had acted in several TV serials like Chanakya, Bharat Ek Khoj, Sara Jahan Hamara, Banegi Apni Baat, Chandrakanta and many more Star Best Sellers.
6. He was offered an important role in big Hollywood movie Interstellar which he turned down as it required him to stay in the US for four months and he have other schedules and mainly busy in movie Lunchbox.
7. He added an extra R in Irfan to his name in 2012 and now it written as Irrfan as he liked the sound of it.
8. He was detained twice at Los Angeles Airport because of the same name of a terror suspect.
9. Irrfan Khan is the first Bollywood actor, who has been a part of two Oscar winning movies, Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Life of Pie (2012).
10. Irrfan received the Padma Shri in 2011 for his contribution to Indian Cinema.
You might know some of these fact but it is always very interesting to know more about the actor/actress we love.