Sahabzade Irrfan Khan is the recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor of India. He has earned National Film Award for Best Actor from Paan Singh Tomar alongside three Filmfare Awards for Paan Singh Tomar, Life in a Metro and Haasil and many more.
Its very difficult to choose best of his movies because all the movies done by him are BEST.
1] LunchBox (2013)
The LunchBox is one of the superb Irrfan Khan movies. Irrfan expressed every emotion beautifully through his eyes. It is an Indian epistolary romantic film. he film was screened at International Critics’ Week at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and later won the Critics Week Viewers Choice Award also known as Grand Rail d’Or. It was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was a box-office success.
2] Life in a Metro (2007)
The film narrates the individual lives of nine people living in Mumbai and deals with topics like Extramarital affairs, a sanctity of marriage, and love. Irrfan Khan grabbed the Best Supporting Actor at the Filmfare awards for this movie.
3] Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Paan Singh Tomar is a movie based on the true story of the athlete Paan Singh Tomar. A soldier in the Indian Army, he wins a gold medal at the Indian National Games but is forced to become a notorious dacoit due to some circumstances. The film won the Best Feature Film and Best Actor in the 60th National Film Awards 2012.
4] Life of Pi (2012)
Life of Pi is an American 3D adventure drama film based on Yann Martel’s 2001 novel of the same name. It won four awards at the 85th Academy Awards.The storyline revolves around an Indian man named Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, living in Canada and telling a novelist about his life story and how at 16 he survives a shipwreck in which his family dies, and in stranded in the Pacific Ocean on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. Life of Pi emerged as a critical and commercial success, earning over US$609 million worldwide and it is one of the leading Irrfan Khan movies. It was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards which include the Best Picture-Drama and the Best Director and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.
5] Talvar (2015)
The movie is based on the 2008 Noida double murder case, in which a teenage girl and her family servant were found murdered, and her parents were convicted for the murders. Irrfan Khan acted in the role of Ashwin Kumar, a crime investigation officer in the movie.