10 Interesting Facts about Irrfan Khan that will make you Love Him more.

He started his career in Hindi film industry with the movie 'Salam Bombay'. (source: rvcj)

Irrfan wanted to be a cricketer and became an actor only by chance. (source: rvcj)

He refused Ridley Scott's "The Martian" for Sujit Sircar's "Piku". (source: rvcj)

His father teased him that he is a Brahmin born in a Pathan family as the star does not like non-vegetarian food. (source: rvcj)

He is the first Bollywood actor to star in two Academy Award winner films. (source: rvcj)

He established himself as a talented actor after his role in critically acclaimed Maqbool,which was an adaptation of Shakespeare’s 'Macbeth'. (source: rvcj)

He has won 23 awards till now. (source: rvcj)

He was offered Matt Damon’s role in Christopher Nolan’s 'Interstellar' but refused it as he had already allotted his dates to movies 'The Lunchbox' and 'D-Day'. (source: topyaps)

Irrfan has also starred in the HBO series “In Treatment” where he played the role of Sunil. (source: rvcj)

He got rejected for the much renowned movie ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ as he didn’t know he had to audition for the role. (source: rvcj)