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Irfan Khan was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, to Begum and Jagirdar Khan, who ran a tyre business. He was studying for his M.A. degree when he snagged a fellowship at (NSD) National School of Drama in 1984. After graduating in 1987, he moved to Mumbai. Theater and television kept him afloat till he appeared in a small role in Mira Nair's in "... See full bio »

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 2016/I Inferno (post-production)
Harry Sims 'The Provost'
 2016 Untitled WWII Project (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
 2016 Yaara (post-production) (rumored)
 2015 Jazbaa
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Simon Masarani (voice, as Irrfan Kahn)
 2015 Guilty
Investigating Officer
 2015 Lego Jurassic World (Video Game)
Simon Masrani (voice)
 2015 Piku
Rana (as Irrfan)
 2014 Haider
 2014 The Xpose
Alec D'Costa
 2014 Gunday
 2013/I D-Day
Wali Khan (as Irrfan)
 2013 Meridian Lines
 2013 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns
Indarjeet Singh
 2011/I Thank You
 2011 7 Khoon Maaf
Wasiullah Khan
 2011 Yeh Saali Zindagi
 2010 Hisss
Vinkram Gupta
 2010 Knock Out
Tony Khosla
 2010 Right Yaaa Wrong
Inspector Vinay Patnaik (as Irrfan)
 2009 Acid Factory
 2009 New York
Roshan (as Irrfan)
 2009 Billu
Billu Vilas Pardesi
 2008 Dil Kabaddi
 2008 Chamku
Vijayraj Kapur
 2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan
Thomas (as Irrfan)
 2008 Krazzy 4
Dr. Mukherjee
 2008 One Two Three
 2008/I Migration (Short)
 2008/I Sunday
Kumar Mangat
 2007 Aaja Nachle
Farooque - Najma's husband
 2007 Apna Asmaan
Ravi Kumar
 2007 Partition
Avtar Singh
 2006 Sainikudu
Pappu Yadav
 2006 Deadline: Sirf 24 Ghante
Krish Vaidya (as Irrfan)
 2006 The Namesake
 2006 The Killer
Vikram / Roopchand Swaroopchand Solanki
 2006 What If?
Salim Rajabali (as 'Irrfan')
 2006 Mr. 100%
 2005 Dubai Return
Aftab Angrez
 2005 The Film
Voice over for Shameem bhai (voice)
 2005 Rajkumari (Short)
 2005 Chehraa
Chandranath Diwan
 2005 Rog
Inspector Uday Rathore
 2004 Charas: A Joint Effort
Ranbhir Singh Rathore / "Policeman"
 2004 Adhikaar (TV Series)
- Adhikaar (2004)
 2004 Shadows of Time
 2004 Aan: Men at Work
Yusuf Pathan
 2003 Road to Ladakh
 2003 Maqbool
Maqbool (as Irrfan)
 2003 Muqammal (TV Series) (2003)
 2003 Footpath
 2003 The Bypass (Short)
 2003 Supari
Baba (as Irfaan Khan)
 2003 Haasil
Ranvijay Singh (as Irrfan)
 2003 Dhund: The Fog
Ajit Khurana (as Irrfan)
 2002 Gunaah
ACP Digvijay Pandey
 2002 Pratha
Nimi Pandey
 2001 The Warrior
Lafcadia - Warrior
 2001 Fault
Prosecutor Mehta (as Irfan Khan)
 2001 Ssshhh... Koi Hain (TV Series)
 2000 Ghaath
Mamu / Romesh Bhagwat Dogra
 2000 Zameer (TV Series)
 2000 Govind Aur Ganesh (TV Series) (2000)
 1999 The Goal
 1999 Star Bestsellers: Fursat Mein (TV Series)
 1998 Bada Din
Police Inspector
 1998 Saturday Suspense: Paheli (TV Series) (1998)
 1998 X-Zone (TV Series)
- Agreement (1998)
 1998 Such a Long Journey
Gustad's dad
 1998 Bhanwar (TV Series)
 1998 Gardish (TV Series) (1998)
 1998 Sparsh (TV Series)
 1997 Bombay Blue (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Ramiz (as Irfan Khan)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Ramiz (as Irfan Khan)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Ramiz (as Irfan Khan)
 1997 Jaane Kahan Mera Jigar Gaya Ji (TV Series)
 1997 Naya Daur (TV Series) (1997)
 1997 Jai Hanuman (TV Series)
Maharishi Valmiki
 1996 Just Mohabbat (TV Series) (1997)
 1996 Tere Mere Sapne (TV Series)
 1996 Safar (TV Series) (1996)
 1995 Adhura
 1995 Gumarah (TV Series)
 1995 Darr (TV Series)
Serial Killer
 1994 Purush
 1994 Vaade Iraade
Naresh Tripathi
 1994 The Cloud Door (Short) (as Irrfan)
 1994 Sara Jahan Hamara (TV Series) (1994)
 1994 Humrahi (TV Series)
 1994 Chandrakanta (TV Series)
Badrinath / Somnath (1995-1997)
 1994 The Great Maratha (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Banegi Apni Baat (TV Series)
 1993 Kirdaar (TV Series)
Malti's Boyfriend / Sarwan
- Haath Peele Kar Do (1993) ... Malti's Boyfriend
- Hisaab Kitaab ... Sarwan (as Irfan)
 1993 AnuGoonj (TV Series)
 1991 Little Eyolf (TV Movie)
 1991 Pita
 1991 Kahkashan (TV Series)
 1991 Katha Sagar (TV Series)
- Ward Number 6 (1991)
 1990 Chanakya (TV Series)
 1990 Drishti
 1989 Kamla Ki Maut
 1988 Salaam Bombay!
Letter writer
 1988 Bharat Ek Khoj (TV Series)
- Epilogue (1988)
 1987 Shrikant (TV Series)
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We're yet to make inroads into the West and the way Chinese cinema is made. I mean, long before Ang Lee's 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon', Bruce Lee had made an impact on the Western audience with his 'Enter The Dragon'. Indian cinema is yet to make that kind of impact. But we're getting there. See more »


Had gone to see the shooting of Ganga Ke Saugandh and Jal Mahal as a child. Both films were shot in his home town. See more »

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