IRRFAN KHAN (Saajan) is an award-winning actor who appears
in film, television, and theatre. In India, Irrfan gained recognition from his
roles in more than 30 Bollywood movies such as The Warrior, Maqbool, Haasil and
Rog. He also hosted the TV show "Mano Ya Na Mano" and appeared in popular
Vodafone commercials. In 2013, Irrfan won the National Film Award for Best Actor
for his leading role in Paan Singh Tomar, a biopic about an athlete who became a
notorious bandit. Irrfan is perhaps India's best known international actor due
to the critical acclaim he has received for his roles in English-language films
such as The Namesake, A Mighty Heart, Slumdog Millionaire, The Amazing Spider
Man, The Life Of Pi, and the HBO series In Treatment.
Irrfan has won three Filmfare Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an
Independent Spirit Award nomination. He is also the recipient of 2011 Padma Shri
award, the fourth highest civilian award in India.