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Irrfan Khan

1967 - 2020

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Irrfan Khan ([ɪrfaːn xaːn]) (born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan; 7 January 1967 – 29 April 2020), also known simply as Irrfan, was an Indian actor who worked in Indian cinema as well as British and American films. Cited in the media as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema, Khan's career spanned over 30 years and earned him numerous accolades, including a National Film Award, an Asian Film Award, and six Filmfare Awards. In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irrfan Khan has received more than 16,767,092 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Irrfan Khan is the 1,687th most popular actor (up from 3,177th in 2019), the 242nd most popular biography from India (up from 382nd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Irrfan Khan ranks 1,687 out of 10,030Before him are Lisa Edelstein, Izabella Scorupco, Dean Norris, Rhea Seehorn, Antonella Lualdi, and Nargis. After him are Sami Frey, Christina Ricci, Susan Flannery, Jada Pinkett Smith, Noomi Rapace, and Götz George.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, Irrfan Khan ranks 57Before him are Andreas Möller, Gigi D'Agostino, Liev Schreiber, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Miranda Otto, and Maria Bello. After him are Naim Süleymanoğlu, Rhys Ifans, Naser Orić, Lisa Bonet, François Ozon, and Paul Gascoigne. Among people deceased in 2020, Irrfan Khan ranks 235Before him are Edem Kodjo, Tomás Balcázar, Lê Khả Phiêu, Vyacheslav Kebich, Rishi Kapoor, and János Göröcs. After him are Otto Barić, George Blake, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Sonja Ziemann, Jerry Sloan, and Mohammad-Reza Shajarian.

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In India

Among people born in India, Irrfan Khan ranks 242 out of 1,227Before him are Rajaraja I (947), Parshvanatha (-872), C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Rishi Kapoor (1952), George Alencherry (1945), and Nargis (1929). After him are Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876), Hyder Ali (1720), Michael Radford (1946), Kalpana Chawla (1961), Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), and Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Irrfan Khan ranks 17Before him are Amrish Puri (1932), Hema Malini (1948), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Rishi Kapoor (1952), and Nargis (1929). After him are Shashi Kapoor (1938), Pran (1920), Merle Oberon (1911), Savitri (1936), Joanna Lumley (1946), and Rajesh Khanna (1942).

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