Irrfan Khan’s pearls of wisdom

Living these lives was a journey I always wanted to take up. I think because I can relate to my characters, the audience can relate to them too. I am only concerned that the audience finds me engaging. Written by Komal RJ Panchal
| Mumbai |

Updated: April 29, 2020 9:58:36 pm

Irrfan Khan passed away on Wednesday. What happens and why – I don’t want to think about it.”
On being a global star and not making a big deal out of it
“I don’t want to make too much noise without any reason. A director’s vision inspires me. I don’t understand why we are made to feel guilty about it or made to look at it as a taboo. We should not put them in boxes as the best, the worst, funniest, or anything. That is important for me. It has always been my need to play different characters, every time.”
“Every actor has their own space. The stories inspire me.”
On why the audience connects with him
“I have no idea how this happens. During many interviews with the, Irrfan Khan shared pearls of wisdom. If people love me, they will automatically talk about me. I think everybody has their own zone. Here is a quick compilation of the actor’s quotes:
On being an actor
“You make choices in your life, some of them you do consciously. Sometimes it is not necessary, for me, to make too much news.”
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On the evolution of love
“There is no other thing as beautiful as love in this universe. I like to be by myself. What it does to people, you have no control over it. That’s how I prefer things to be. I only watch something if it is a good story and the actor has done a good job. It is about the actor who is able to tell the story in the best way possible through their medium.”
On what inspires him as an actor
“There are characters, and then their lives. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd


irrfan khan The business can never judge an actor’s worth. Two people who love each other don’t necessarily have to be together. He was 53. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. It is the most natural thing to happen. Everybody relates to different characters differently. Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday, after a long battle with cancer. If you love somebody, let them be.”
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