Here’s why we think Irrfan’s Hollywood game is running strong

Irrfan Khan is considered to be one of the finest actors in India for his versatility and natural acting. He is highly appreciated by the film critics, contemporaries and other film experts. Other than Hindi cinema, he is also known for his performances in British films and Hollywood. Irrfan Khan has also worked with some of Hollywood’s best directors.


  • Ron Howard:  His upcoming film INFERNO starring Tom Hanks along with Irrfan Khan is releasing in October. It is based on Dan Brown’s novel ‘Inferno’ and it is a sequel to THE DA VINCI CODE and ANGELS AND DEMONS. Initially Ron was an actor and later shifted to Directing.

Ang Lee and Irrfan Khan

  • Ang Lee: He won Academy Award best director for LIFE OF PI, the movie also has Irrfan Khan. The story line revolves around an Indian named ‘Pi’ telling a novelist about his life story and how at the age of 16 he survives a ship wreck and his family dies. Ang Lee is also a screen writer and the producer.

Meera a NAir and Irrfan

  • Meera nair: Meera is an Indian American Film maker who has made various kinds of films. Irrfan Khan was in one of her films THE NAMESAKE which received a lot of appreciation by American film critics. It is based on a novel with the same name and is written by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Danny and Team

  • Danny Boyle: Danny Boyle has won 8 Academy awards and has been nominated for 10. He was the director of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE which was shot in India and Irrfan Khan plays a police Inspector in the movie. The movie is a loose adaptation of the novel Q & A. The film was screened at various film festivals.

Marc Webb

  • Marc Webb:  Only 4 films old, Marc has directed numerous music videos. He claims to be a fan of Irrfan Khan and has worked with him in THE AMAZING SPIDER MAN.  As we all know this movie is based on one of the longest running comics with the same name.

Which other director do you want to see Irrfan working with?

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