On his birth anniversary, a look at Irrfan Khan's most memorable films

Vishal Bhardwaj’s adaptation of Macbeth. The 2004 film also stars Irrfan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur and Masumeh Makhija


Critically acclaimed, Mira Nair film, film portrays struggles of first-generation immigrants from West Bengal to the United States

The Namesake

Irrfan Khan won the National Award for best actor. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, based on the true story of an Indian Olympian

Paan Singh Tomar

The Ritesh Batra film is about a mistaken delivery in Mumbai's lunchbox delivery system. It won the Grand Rail d'Or at Cannes Film Festival 

The Lunchbox

“Hindi Medium” is a quirky social comment on the education system. The film was a huge hit in China, with collections crossing Rs. 150-crore mark

Hindi Medium

Irrfan Khan won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Negative role. The background of the movie is student politics in the University of Allahabad


Karwaan is a bittersweet, tender and hilarious road trip film about life and death, fathers and their children; also featuring  Dulquer Salmaan and Mithila Palkar.


Talvar is a fictional dramatization of true life events revolving around the Aarushi Talvar murder case. It was released internationally named as Guilty


Irrfan Khan plays taxi cab owner cum driver Rana who goes on a road trip with a young woman. Also, starring Deepika and Amitabh Bacchan.