Irfan Khan born as Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan is one of the finest Indian actors mostly appearing in Bollywood movies. He has appeared not only in Indian cinemas but also worked in numerous Hollywood movies that helped him establish himself in the film business.

Irfan khan’s Early life

Irfan Khan was born on 7th January 1967 in Jaipur, Rajasthan to a Muslim family. He has achieved Masters degree in Arts and also studied at National School of Drama in New Delhi in scholarship. He has 3 siblings; Imran, Salman, and Rukhsana. After completing his studies, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his goal to become an actor.
In the year 1995, Irfan was married to a writer, Sutapa Sikdar and the couple has two sons; Babil and Aryan.

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Irfan khan’s Career

Irfan Khan had to struggle very hard in the early phase of his career. He started acting in several Television series like “Chanakya”, “Bharat Ek Khoj”, “Banegi Apni Baat”, “Chandrakanta” and much more. He has also hosted many shows. In the year 1988, he started his acting career from the movie “Salaam Bombay” but his movies couldn’t grab proper media attention. However, in 2001 he appeared in the British-Indian film, “The Warrior” from which he became a known face in the industry.

His outstanding performances in the movies like “Paan Singh Tomar”, “Life In A Metro”, “Haasil”, “The Lunchbox” and many more has helped him establish himself in the industry. He has been awarded a National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in Paan Singh Tomar. Similarly, he has received many honors and accolades including three Filmfare Awards for his remarkable performance in the movies. He has also been honored with the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2011 for his work in Indian Cinema.

Apart from Bollywood, he has also worked in many popular Hollywood and British movies with famous Hollywood stars like Tom Hanks. His movies includes “A Mighty Heart”, “Slumdog Millionaire”, “The Amazing Spiderman”, “Life Of Pi”,” Jurassic world” and “Inferno” to name a few. He has won the heart of millions of fans not only in India but also overseas.

In2015, he was appointed as the brand ambassador for Resurgent Rajasthan by the state government of Rajasthan.

Irfan khan’s Net Worth

Irfan Khan is one of the versatile and highest-paid actors in India. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $50 million which has made him one of the richest actors in the country. He has collected this fortune from his involvement in the film business and various brand endorsements. He is the brand endorser for Syska, Ceat Tyres, Envy Deodorants and others. He has properties in different parts of the country and is certainly living a luxurious life in India.