Irrfan Khan Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More

Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan was born on January 7, 1967, also considered a simple Irrfan Khan. He is an Indian actor, known for his work mainly in Hindi cinema, as well as for his British and Hollywood films. In almost thirty years of film career and more than fifty national films, Khan has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards in four categories. Film critics, contemporaries and other experts consider him one of the best actors in Indian cinema for his versatile and natural game. In 2011, he received the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor for his contribution to the arts. In 2021, he was posthumously awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.

On February 23, 1995, Khan married Sutapa Sikdar, a writer and NSD graduate. They have two sons, Babil and Ayan.

Sikdar says about him, “He was always focused, I remember when he came home, he would go straight to the bedroom, sit on the floor and read books. trailed in gossip. ” Even now, while reading at least one new Hollywood script per week, he believes it’s good to do homework, stay up until 3 am, take notes and try to understand how to play his character. Sikdar remembers how he would require up to 11 rewrites from him when he made episodes of Banegi Apni Baat. “Once, he dragged me to a police station in Mumbai to understand the procedure,” she recalls. In 2012, he changed the spelling of his name from “Irfan” to “Irrfan” and said he liked the sound of the extra “r” in his name.

In February 2018, Khan was diagnosed with an “undisclosed illness” and many media speculated that he was suffering from “brain cancer”. After much speculation, the actor went to his Twitter account and announced that he would “share his story” in “a week – ten days” and asked the media and fans not to “speculate” anything. On March 16, 2018, Khan announced via Twitter message that he was suffering from a neuroendocrine tumor. He went to London for treatment.

Khan was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour. He died at the age of 53 on 29 April 2020 due to a colon infection. Khan was described by Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian as “a distinguished and charismatic star in Hindi and English-language movies whose hardworking career was an enormously valuable bridge between South Asian and Hollywood cinema“.

Irrfan Khan Biodata and Biography

Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan
Date of Birth
7 January 1967
53 Years (as in 2020)
Date of Death & Place
29 April 2020 & Mumbai
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Producer (Hindi, English)
Mother Tongue
Not Known
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
6′ / 75kg
First Movie
Salaam Bombay (1988)
First Debut Movie
Salaam Bombay (1988)
Money Factor
12-14 Crores/film


Irrfan Khan Family and Relatives

Sahabzada Yaseen Ali Khan (Entreprenuer) 
Sayeeda Begum
Salman Khan, Imran Khan
Rukhsana Begum
Marital Status
Married (23 February 1995)
Sutapa Sikdar (Dialogue writer)
Sons Ayaan Khan, Babil Khan
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known


Irrfan Khan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
183 cm
Height in Meters
1.83 m
Height in Feet Inches
Body Measurement
Chest Size
41 inches
Waist Size
33 inches
Biceps Size
12 inches
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour


Irrfan Khan Favorites

Favorite Colour
Favorite Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando
Favorite Actress
Deepika Padukone
Favorite Food Indian Food
Hobbies Reading, Playing Cricket
Favorite Movies The Men (1950)
Favorite Restaurant Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat in France
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination Not Known


Irrfan Khan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Diploma in Dramatic Arts
Not Known
College / University
National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi
Not Known


Irrfan Khan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Home Town
Khajuriya village, Tonk district, Rajasthan, India
Present Residence
Oshiwara, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
House Address
5th floor of an apartment in Oshiwara, Mumbai
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Irrfan Khan Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Awards
2013: Best Actor – Paan Singh Tomar
Filmfare Awards
2004: Best Actor in a Negative Role – Haasil
2008: Best Supporting Actor – Life in a… Metro
2013: Best Actor (Critics) – Paan Singh Tomar
2018: Best Actor – Hindi Medium
2021: Best Actor – Angrezi Medium
Screen Awards
2004: Best Performance in a Negative Role – Haasil
2008: Best Comedian – Life in a… Metro
2013: Best Actor – Paan Singh Tomar
2018: Best Actor – Hindi Medium
International Indian Film Academy Awards
2007: Best Seduction – The Namesake
2011: Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema
2018: Best Actor – Hindi Medium
Screen Actors Guild Award
2008: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Slumdog Millionaire
Central Ohio Film Critics Association
2008: Best Ensemble – Slumdog Millionaire
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
2007: Best Seduction – The Namesake
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year
2012: Entertainment
GQ (Indian edition)
2009: Man of the Year
Times of India Film Awards
2013: Best Actor – Paan Singh Tomar
Institute for Research and Documentation in Social Sciences
2013: Best Male Character – Paan Singh Tomar
Asian Film Awards
2013: Best Actor – The Lunchbox
Asia-Pacific Film Festival
2013: Outstanding Achievement Award – The Lunchbox
Dubai International Film Festival
2013: Outstanding Achievement Award – The Lunchbox
Producers Guild Film Awards
2014: Star Verdict Performer of the Year – The Lunchbox
2014: Entertainer of the Year – The Lunchbox
Indian International Film Festival
2014: Best Actor – Qissa
Star Screen Awards
2016: Best Actor (Jury’s Choice) Male – Talvar
Stardust Awards
2016: Performer Of The Year (Male) – Editor’s Choice – Talvar
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
2016: Best Actor – Piku
News18 Reel Movie Awards
2018: Best Actor – Hindi Medium


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