Irrfan Khan was one of the most talented actors in Indian cinema who made his mark from Bollywood to Hollywood.
In his long career in the film industry, he had delivered a lot of blockbusters such as Angrezi Medium, Hindi Medium, The Lunch Box, Piku, Billu Barbar, Qarib Qarib Singlle, Madaari, Maqbool, Haider, Rog, Haasil, Thank You, etc.
He may not be with us now, but he will always be alive in our hearts. So today, on the occasion of his birthday, let us tell you some interesting facts about Irfan Khan.
Not Acting, Cricket Was the First Love of Irrfan Khan
Irrfan Khan was born in a Muslim Pathan family on 7th January 1967 in Jaipur. If the actor was alive today, he would have been celebrating his 56th birthday.
Irrfan full name was Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan. His father used to run a shop for tyres. Although very few people know that acting wasn’t the first love of Irfan. He wants to be a cricketer at the beginning. But unfortunately, he had to leave this dream behind.
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As the reports say, Irrfan has been an all-rounder in the world of cricket. He was the youngest player in the Jaipur team.
Due to this, Irrfan got also selected for a domestic tournament of BCCI, the CK Nayudu Trophy. But he couldn’t participate in this tournament as he was short of Rs 600. Actually, Irfan Khan had to go to another city for this cricket tournament.
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This information was disclosed in the interview by Irfan Khan himself. He told that he could not ask anyone for 600 rupees.