There people whose deaths don't really matter, there are people whose deaths cause a stir. Irrfan Khan passed away on the 29th of April, 2020 at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. On hearing of Irrfan Khan's death my heart skipped a beat. That man had definitely left an impact on my life. When it comes to Irrfan's, many of us were truly awed at his genuine emotions and jaw dropping performances.
He was an actor in his own right and as we quote him in his own words, "I want to entertain people, but with some substance."
Here's a list of 6 movies which are are relevant today and perhaps will be relevant for all ages to come:
A road trip to Kolkata brings Piku, an architect, closer to her ageing but nagging father Bhaskor Banerjee.
The movie is not only funny throughout, but also thought provoking and philosophical.
Sweta Kaushal of Hindustan Times praised the portrayal of a strong, independent female protagonist and noted on how well Sircar presents a "realistic view of a typical Indian family"
A must-watch for people who enjoy thought based dramas.
Straight up, Piku is delightful, a cinematic rasgulla, dipped in the sweet, dark rum of life.
- Srijana Mitra Das Times of India
A woman, who has a talent for assembling jigsaw puzzles, sneaks away from her suburban town and goes to New York City, where she partners with a man for a puzzle tournament in Atlantic City. As she experiences independence for the first time, she begins to view her value and the pieces of her own life in a whole new light.
Dev discovers that his wife, Reena, has been cheating on him with Ranjit. To teach them a lesson, he decides to blackmail the cheating duo as part of his revenge.
"Irrfan Khan plays the role of a middle class man in a pitch perfect manner. He is so submissive to every situation in his life that you pity him. He looks so helpless still you never know what next trick he is ploting in his mind."
Talvar gets your mind ticking along the murders' mysteries while it moves your heart at two lives - and one truth - lost. -Srijana Mitra Das, Times of India
5. My Own Sky
The story of a family and their autistic son. the son is inclined towards art, but his parents don't recognize his talent. The movie has a strong message "Think before you dream, your dreams might come true."
This movie really stirs the audience not only with a gripping story line, but with Irrfan Khan's amazing performance. Jimmy Shergill who plays the role of a senior cop also is appreciated for his good acting.
A must-watch if you love gripping thrillers.
As always, Irrfan Khan manages to send a clear message to his viewers in this wonderful masterpiece.
These are 6 movies which will definitely trigger your thoughts. There are many more which we haven't picked. Let us know in the comments below which are the movies which you liked the most or which other movies starring Irrfan Khan impacted your lives.
We will miss you Irrfan Khan. You are no longer with us, but your life, works and your amazing quotes will always be an motivation to genuine artists, viewers and an inspiration to everyone who was in love with you.