Monday, 23 May, 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

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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