Irrfan Khan was honoured with the award on March 27 at the 8th Asian Film Awards held in Macau. Irrfan's movie The Lunchbox was directed by Ritesh Batra who was also awarded for Best Screenplay during the event. Irrfan Khan who has been known for his versatility has been well acclaimed for his performance in The Lunchbox by all critics as well.
Irrfan Khan claimed the award beating other nominations in the same category including Fukuyama Masaharu for Like Father Like Son, Lee Kang Sheng for Stray Dogs, Tony Leung Chiu Wai for The Grandmaster and Song Kang-ho for The Attorney. The movie The Lunchbox is an Indian epistolary romantic flick which was released on 20 September, 2013.
Irrfan Khan also is the proud owner of several other awards including three times Filmfare awards, Screen Actors Guild Award, National Film Award for Best Actor as well as Padma Shri Award. Apart from Bollywood, Irrfan has also worked in several Hollywood movies like The Namesake, New York, The Amazing Spiderman, Life Of Pie, etc.
Irrfan Khan will also be seen in a couple of upcoming movies like Dubai Return, Master Plan, Voices From The Sky, Welcome To Karachi among others.
Well, we hope Irrfan carries along his good works and continues to bag many more awards in the coming days.