Late actor Irrfan Khan was one of those Bollywood actors who was said to have not acted on screen but lived that character. Irrfan played many such characters in his career which were simple to see and hear but Irrfan made him great. If you are a true cinema lover, then you should not miss some of his memorable films even by mistake.
- Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar is one of the best films of Irrfan Khan. Irrfan was also honored with the National Award for this film. In this, Irrfan played the character of a soldier who becomes a rebel due to social harassment. This film was directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia.
Maqbool is one of Irrfan’s films that gave him recognition as an actor. He was accompanied by veteran actors like Pankaj Kapoor in this film. It is like a miracle to see two great actors like Irrfan and Pankaj together on screen. Both of them made this film unique. The director of this film is Vishal Bhardwaj.
- Hindi Medium
Irrfan’s comic style was shown in Hindi medium. The education system was taunted through this film. In this, Irrfan brought a very serious thing to the audience in a very cheeky way. The director of this film is Saket Chaudhary. The sequel of this film ‘Angrezi Medium’ was Irrfan Khan’s last film. You can see this as his last memory.
- The Lunchbox
Released in 2013, this film is a lovely middle aged love story. Whose story has been written and shown so innocently that you will get lost in its characters while watching this film. The special feature of this film is the beautiful dialogue between two people through a lunchbox. It also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead role. This film was directed by Ritesh Batra.
Talvar film is an investigative drama film. Which is made on India’s famous Aarushi Talvar murder case. Irrfan was in the role of a CBI officer in this film. He has given a strong performance in this film. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by Vishal Bhardwaj.
The choice of top 5 is tough because every one of his films has been special. The film may also be average but Irrfan Khan’s acting makes it better. Apart from these five, you must also watch ‘Piku’, ‘Life in a Metro’, ‘Haider’, ‘D Day’, ‘Life of Pi’, ‘Blackmail’, ‘Madaari’, ‘Caravan’ and ‘Haasil’. All these films of his are more than one. You can also see his last film ‘English Medium’ as his last memory.