Irrfan Khan

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Born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (NW India) January 7, 1967 to a Pashto speaking Muslim family. Khan's mother, Begum Khan, was from the Tonk Hakim family and his father, Jagirdar Khan, from the Khajuriya village near the Tonk district, ran a tire business. The Khan family name comes from Turkish and Mongol languages and mean "... See full bio »

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 2019 The Wicked Path (pre-production)
School principal Mr. HORTON
 2020 Angrezi Medium (post-production)
Champak Goswami
 2018 Karwaan
 2018/I Blackmail
Dev Kaushal
 2018/II Puzzle
 2017 Qarib Qarib Singlle
 2017 Tokyo Trial
Radhabinod Pal
 2017 The Song of Scorpions
 2017 No Bed of Roses
Javed Hasan
 2017 Hindi Medium
Raj Batra
 2016 Tokyo Trial (TV Mini-Series)
Radhabinod Pal
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Radhabinod Pal
 2016/I Inferno
Harry Sims
 2016 Madaari
Nirmal Kumar
 2015 Bajirao Mastani
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Simon Masarani (voice, as Irrfan Kahn)
 2015 Talvar
Ashwin Kumar
 2015 Jazbaa
 2015 Lego Jurassic World (Video Game)
Simon Masrani (voice)
 2015 Jurassic World
 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 The Lunchbox
Saajan Fernandes
 2013 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns
Indarjeet Singh
 2012 Life of Pi
Adult Pi Patel
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
Rajit Ratha
 2012 Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar
 2011/I Thank You
 2011 7 Khoon Maaf
Wasiullah Khan (3rd husband)
 2011 Yeh Saali Zindagi
 2010 In Treatment (TV Series)
Sunil Sanyal
- Sunil: Week Seven (2010) ... Sunil Sanyal
- Sunil: Week Six (2010) ... Sunil Sanyal
- Sunil: Week Five (2010) ... Sunil Sanyal
- Sunil: Week Four (2010) ... Sunil Sanyal
- Sunil: Week Three (2010) ... Sunil Sanyal
 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 (as Irrfan)
 2008 Dil Kabaddi
 2008 New York, I Love You
Mansukhbhai (segment "Mira Nair")
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire
Police Inspector
 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
 2008 Tulsi: Mathrudevobhava
 2007 Aaja Nachle
Farooque - Najma's husband
 2007 Apna Asmaan
Ravi Kumar
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited
The Father
 2007 A Mighty Heart
 2007 Life in a Metro
 2007 Partition
Avtar Singh
 2006 Mr. 100%
 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')
 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 Adhikaar (TV Series)
- Adhikaar (2004)
 2004 Shadows of Time
 2004 Aan: Men at Work
Yusuf Pathan
 2004 Charas: A Joint Effort
Ranbhir Singh Rathore / Policeman
 2003 Road to Ladakh
 2003 Maqbool
Maqbool (as Irrfan)
 2003 Muqammal (TV Series) (2003)
 2003 The Bypass (Short)
 2003 Footpath
 2003 Supari
Baba (as Irfaan Khan)
 2003 Haasil
Ranvijay Singh (as Irrfan)
 2003 Dhund: The Fog
Ajit Khurana (as Irrfan)
 2002 Pratha
Nimi Pandey
 2002 Gunaah
ACP Digvijay Pandey
 2002 The Black Garment
 2001 The Warrior
Lafcadia - Warrior
 2001 Ssshhhh... Koi Hai (TV Series)
Film Director Amar
- Mumkin (2001) ... Film Director Amar
 2001 Kasoor
Prosecutor Mehta (as Irfan Khan)
 2000 Govind Aur Ganesh (TV Series) (2000)
 2000 Ghaath
Mamu / Romesh Bhagwat Dogra
 2000 Zameer (TV Series)
 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)
 1996 Adhikaar (TV Series) (1996)
 1996 Satya (TV Series) (1997)
 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 Irfan)
 1994 Chandrakanta (TV Series)
Badrinath / Somnath
- Production Manager (1994) ... Badrinath / Somnath
 1994 Sara Jahan Hamara (TV Series) (1994)
 1994 Humrahi (TV Series)
 1994 The Great Maratha (TV Mini-Series)
Najeeb Khan (1994)
 1993 Karamati Coat
 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)
 1993 Shesh Prashna (TV Series)
 1991 Little Eyolf (TV Movie)
 1991 Pita
 1991 Kahkashan (TV Series)
 1990 Chanakya (TV Series)
 1990 Ek Doctor Ki Maut
 1990 Reconnaissance (Short) (uncredited)
 1990 Drishti
 1990 Sanjha Chula (TV Series)
 1990 Titli (TV Movie)
 1989 Kamla Ki Maut
 1988 Salaam Bombay!
Letter writer
 1987 Shrikant (TV Series)
 1986 Katha Sagar (TV Series)
- Ward Number 6 (1986)
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Provided the voice of "Baloo" in the Hindi dubbed version of The Jungle Book (2016).

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