Irrfan Khan is one of the actor who is known for brilliant performances in both Bollywood and Hollywood. Language is no barrier for him, and he often steps out from his comfort zone and chooses to deliver performances that entertains the audience. On his 50th birthday, let us check out some of his brilliant movies from Hollywood, which make us proud as Indians.
Inferno is a mystery thriller helmed by Ron Howard. Irrfan plays the character of Harry “The Provost” Sims, head of the consortium, who helps Zobrist in his mission. But when he finds out that he was a terrorist, he switches sides and joins Robert Langdon and Elizabeth Sinskey. The Inferno features Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster, Sidse Babett Knudsen and Omar Sy. Inferno released in 2016.
Jurassic World is a science fiction adventure film. This was the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series. Irrfan Khan was seen as Simon Masrani, who is a CEO of the Masrani Corporation and the owner of Jurassic World.
Life Of Pi
Life Of Pi is based on Yann Martel’s novel of the same name. It is a survival drama film. The storyline revolves around an Indian man named ‘Pi’ Patel, telling a novelist about his life story of how at the age of 16 he survived a shipwreck in which his family died and how he drifted into the Pacific Ocean on a life boat with a Bengal Tiger. Irrfan Khan is seen as the adult ‘Pi’ who tells the story.
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man is the fourth installment of Spider-Man based on Marvel comics character Spider Man. Irrfan plays the role of Rajit Ratha, who is an Oscorp executive, Connors’ immediate superior. In an interview, Irrfan Khan said that, he was offered the role after appearing in the TV drama series ‘In Treatment’.
The Namesake is an Indian-American drama film helmed by Mira Nair and written by Sooni Taraporevala. The film is based on the novel ‘The Namesake’ by Jhumpa Lahiri. It features Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Kal Penn and Sahira Nair. The Namesake depicts the struggles of Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli (Irrfan Khan and Tabu), first-generation immigrants from the East Indian state of West Bengal to the United States, and their American-born children Gogol (Kal Penn) and Sonia (Sahira Nair).