Irrfan Khan Honoured by the British House of CommonsApril 18th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Slumdog Millionaire has worked wonders for Indian Cinema, not only the movie has won awards everywhere but it has put limelight on the Indian Film Industry on a Global note. Even the actors are being recognized globally now.
Irrfan Khan is a well known face in Hollywood with the amount of movie he is done there. The actor who has played important roles in international flicks like The Warrior , The Namesake , A Mighty Heart. Irrfan has been honoured by the British House of Commons for his outstanding contribution to the Indian cinema. The versatile actor received the award from Khalid Mahmood, Labour MP from Birmingham Perry Barr in the House of Commons.
This award adds to his kitty for the amount of work he is been doing. Irrfan expresses his happiness over the film’s acknowledgement at British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), where it won seven awards. Irrfan quotes, “It’s really an honor to receive such an award, it was a priviledge to be a part of a movie like Slumdog. Seriously I don’t have any words to express my feelings now.”
Currently Irrfan has around 5 -6 releases this year. So it’s quiet sure that with the talent that Irrfan posses the movie would surely be a hit. His forthcoming projects include Kal Kisne Dekha, Paan Singh Tomar, Right Ya Wrong, New York, Acid Factory and lastly Hisss. Seems like it’s going to be the year of Irrfan Khan.
- :Irrfan Khan Honored by the British House of Commons - Apr 25, 2009
- 'Paan Singh Tomar' earns Rs.4.25 crore over weekend - Mar 05, 2012
- Irrfan Khan in the list of most bankable star from India in Hollywood. - Apr 17, 2009
- 'Paan Singh Tomar' a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review) - Mar 03, 2012
- 'Regional cinema, regional parties rule India' - Mar 21, 2012
- Being an international actor gives me a high: Irrfan Khan - Mar 10, 2010
- Hollywood very planned, Bollywood very cordial: Irrfan Khan (Interview) - Oct 14, 2010
- 'Paan Singh Tomar': Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview) - Feb 28, 2012
- Nawazuddin feels training must for actors - May 27, 2012
- Being a Khan doesn't guarantee success: Irrfan - Apr 16, 2012
- FIR against 'Paan Singh Tomar' director - Feb 28, 2012
- Bollywood finally sets stage for theatre veterans - Apr 21, 2012
- Paan Singh Tomar To Premiere At London Film Festival - Sep 17, 2010
- I don't like bragging: Irrfan Khan - Jun 21, 2012
- 'Paan Singh Tomar' to be premiered at BFI London film fest - Sep 14, 2010
Tags: acknowledgement, british academy, british house of commons, film awards, flicks, forthcoming projects, global note, house of commons, indian cinema, indian film industry, irrfan khan, khalid mahmood, labour mp, limelight, millionaire, namesake, paan, perry barr, priviledge, versatile actor