How Irrfan Khan Became Actor: Film actor Irrfan Khan had said goodbye to the world about two and a half years ago, but even today fans are eager to know everything related to him. We are going to tell you one such story related to him. Irfan was not allowed to watch films in his house, nor did he have any film background, yet he had so much passion that he devoted his whole life to fulfill his dream.
While talking in “The Anupam Kher Show”, Irfan once told that he was not allowed to watch movies, the family never used to take him to watch movies. He told, “An uncle of ours used to come, he used to take us to watch the film. His coming meant that now we will see a film.”
Got admission in NSD in first stroke
After this, Anupam Kher asked him that you got admission in the National School of Drama in the first stroke itself? On this Irfan said that it was a miracle because I had not even done any drama and I had no choice left.
Irfan narrated an interesting story of admission in NSD
Irrfan Khan further told that he had presented a list of false plays for admission in NSD, whereas he had never performed any play. Actually, for admission in NSD, a list of 10 such plays is asked in which you have worked. On this, Irfan told that he had presented the false list in front of the teachers of NSD.
He said that the teachers must have liked something in him because he was very honest about his dream. Irfan told that he also lied to the teachers in the interview that he would do drama after learning from NSD, whereas he did not have to do it, he always wanted to work in films only.
During this, he also told that before coming to films, his mother had insisted on marrying him, but he was so serious about his dreams that he felt that he would go astray after getting married, so he did not listen to anyone.
Got films after working in TV for 10-11 long years
While studying in NSD, Irrfan Khan used to work in TV serials, but he always wanted to work in films. He has played very good characters in serials like Chanakya and Bharat Ek Khoj and for 10-11 years he worked in TV only. After this, he started getting films gradually and he has also worked in many Hollywood films apart from Bollywood films like Angrezi Medium, Hindi Medium, Lunchbox, Piku, Billu Barber, Caravan, Life of Pi. Please tell that in the year 2020, Irfan Khan had said goodbye to the world. He was suffering from cancer.