The holy grail of any talented actor is an Oscar, according to acclaimed Indian star Irrfan Khan.
Irrfan is a very few Indian actors who has made inroads into Hollywood, has won awards galore, but he says an Oscar is one trophy that can change “everything” for an artiste.
In an interview appearing in an Indian magazine, Irrfan opened up about his Oscar fantasy.
Asked where he will keep the Oscar when he gets it, Irrfan said: “So many awards mean so little, but that…that is an award that would change everything; it can open up every choice for an actor. If it were ever to come, it would come with its own place. It would find its own place,” added the actor, who features in Hollywood director Ron Howard’s forthcoming film Inferno, featuring Tom Hanks.
British filmmaker Asif Kapadia’s “The Warrior” in 2001 gave a boost to his career and an exposure to the West that opened new avenues for Lunch Box actor.
Since then he has been associated with foreign films like The Namesake, Life of Pi, A Mighty Heart, Slumdog Millionaire, and The Amazing Spider-Man.
Irrfan will be seen acting along Hollywood icon Tom Hanks in Ron Howard’s film Inferno.
The film is scheduled for October 14 release in India. – CINEWS