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British House of Commons honours Irrfan Khan
April 18, 2009 3:17:58 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has worked wonders for Indian Cinema, not only the movie has won awards everywhere but it has put limelight on the Indian Film Industry on a Global note. Even the actors are being recognized globally now.
Irrfan Khan is a well known face in Hollywood with the amount of movie he is done there. The actor who has played important roles in international flicks like THE WARRIOR, THE NAMESAKE, A MIGHTY HEART. Irrfan has been honoured by the British House of Commons for his outstanding contribution to the Indian cinema. The versatile actor received the award from Khalid Mahmood, Labour MP from Birmingham Perry Barr in the House of Commons.
This award adds to his kitty for the amount of work he is been doing. Irrfan expresses his happiness over the film's acknowledgement at British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), where it won seven awards. Irrfan quotes, ''It's really an honor to receive such an award; it was a privilege to be a part of a movie like SLUMDOG. Seriously I don't have any words to express my feelings now.''
Currently Irrfan has around 5 -6 releases this year. So it's quiet sure that with the talent that Irrfan posses the movie would surely be a hit. His forthcoming projects include KAL KISNE DEKHA, PAAN SINGH TOMAR, RIGHT YA WRONG, NEW YORK, ACID FACTORY and lastly HISSS.