Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicIrrfan Khan

Topic: Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan was an actor, not a showman. That made him the hero Bollywood & Hollywood needed

When the 100-crore club shattered ceilings with their box office hits, Irrfan Khan chose to shatter the fourth wall between his audience and himself.

This 36-episode anthology was a launchpad for directors like Hansal Mehta, Anurag Kashyap

Star Bestsellers blended genres like drama, thriller, comedy and romance and aired from 1999-2000.

Chandrakanta, the show in which Irrfan won hearts four lines at a time

The 1994 Doordarshan show was a supernatural fantasy period drama based on an eponymous 1888 book, considered the first modern Hindi novel.

Our life was a masterclass in acting, learnt to see harmony in cacophony: Irrfan’s family

Wife Sutapa Sikdar and sons Ayan and Babil released a statement about Irrfan Khan's untimely death Wednesday due to cancer. Read the full text here.

Goodbye to ‘Dil waale Kapoor’ and whitewashing hands as coronavirus cure

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Amitabh is ‘destroyed’, Simi mourns her ‘darling’ & Lata holds on to memories of Chintu

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Irrfan’s 8 finest performances and what made them so special

From a rebel athlete to a don’s aide to a clueless man navigating the world of dating apps, Irrfan could do it all.

A new script awaits Irrfan Khan in heaven and astrologers’ worry

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘There is no art in cinema. Cinema is cinema’: Irrfan on Maqbool, Mira Nair, Slumdog and more

Cinema is engaging if you can engage the audience, Irrfan said in an interview to Shekhar Gupta in 2010. The 53-year-old died in Mumbai Wednesday.

Famous Hollywood directors wanted to work with Irrfan. Here’s why he refused their offers

Unlike other Bollywood actors who do inconsequential roles in Hollywood films, Irrfan Khan refused offers made by some of the biggest Hollywood directors.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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