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Irrfan Khan's Journey From A Struggling Actor To Sharing Screen With Angelina Jolie

Irrfan Khan has completed 10 years in Hollywood. He has been very successful in Bollywood as well as in Hollywood over the past few years. Every movie he has touched has turned to gold. He is better known for his versatility and his ability to fit in any kind of role. Not many Bollywood actors have been successful overseas, and Irrfan has proved his potential with the movies like The Namesake, Jurassic World, Life Of Pi and many more.Let us know something about his epic journey.

Recently Irrfan shared this vintage picture that raised so much of respect towards him.

The start of his journey:

He started his journey by acting in Salaam Bombay.

The Namesake (2006)

The movie was directed by Mira Nair. You can spot the young Irrfan in these pictures.

More movies came his way after that:

After Salaam Bombay, movies started coming his way. He acted in movies like Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990) and Drishti(1990). Both the movies won national awards. Despite this, no one knew who Irrfan Khan was. He was not famous even after doing such offbeat movies.

Short stint on the small screen:

Yes, Irrfan acted in some of the TV series too. He acted in Chandrakanta, Banegi Apni Baat and Mano Ya Naa Mano.

Big Bollywood break:

He finally got a big break in Bollywood with Haasil in 2004. He even won the National Award for his role as a villain in the film. He did some movies after that before going to Hollywood.

Start of journey in Hollywood:

In 2006, Irrfan started his Hollywood carrier with Asif Kapadia’s Warrior. He created a buzz in Hollywood after this movie.

More movies in Hollywood:

The next in line was A might heart alongside Angelina Jolie. In the movie, he played the role of a police officer from Karachi. His role in this movie was small but he did not fail to create an impact from his performance.

Famous at last:

He played the role of a police officer in the hit Slumdog Millionaire in 2008. After this movie, there was no looking back for Irrfan. He got famous in India as well as in the west!

Better quality of roles:

He started bagging leading roles in Hollywood movies by now. He was rocking the west by his amazing performances in Life Of Pie, The amazing Spider-man and Jurassic world.

Rocking Bollywood too:

While he was doing movies in the west, he continued to act in Bollywood too! He mesmerized everyone with his performances in The Lunchbox, Paan Singh Tomar, Talvar, Piku and Haider.

Long years of struggle:

He has worked very hard from the year 1988 to be where he is now.

Future projects:

He is all set to play the villain in Inferno alongside Tom Hanks! Even Hanks has praised him.