10 Best Irrfan Khan Movies and Web Series: List of top Irrfan Khan Movies

Here we are presenting the list of 10 Best Irrfan Khan Movies and Web Series. He is the protagonist in many movies like Hindi Medium, Black Mail and others. Enlisting some of his well-known movies and web series:

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 07, 2022 11:27 IST
10 Best Irrfan Khan Movies and Web Series: List of top Irrfan Khan Movies
10 Best Irrfan Khan Movies and Web Series: List of top Irrfan Khan Web Series

Irrfan Khan is an Indian actor, he started his career in Bollywood with small cameos in movies like Salaam Bombay! (1988) . Irrfan Khan gained fame majorly for his roles in movies like Maqbool, Paan Singh Tomar, & Life Of Pi. He has starred in multiple movies on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, and Zee5 in various characters. Irrfan Khan has also played some intense characters in Bollywood movies. Here we are compiling a list of 10 Best movies and web series of Irrfan Khan that you should not miss. Let's have a look at the collection of best Irrfan Khan movies and web series on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Zee5, and Disney+ Hotstar. 

List of Best Irrfan Khan Movies and Web Series-

The Lunchbox

Star Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, & Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Platform: Netflix

Release Date-  May 19, 2013

Image source- Filmy Beat
Image source- Filmy Beat

Nawazuddin Siddiqui won the 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' award at the British Academy Film Awards. The Lunchbox is regarded as one of the best acting performances by both Irrfan Khan & Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Paan Singh Tomar

Star Cast: Irrfan Khan, Mahi Gill, Vipin Sharma

Platform: Netflix, ZEE5

Release Date- 2 March 2012

The movie is based on the life of an athlete, Pan Singh Tomar who was a soldier in the Indian Army and won a gold medal at the Indian National Games, but was forced to become a rebel against the system. Irrfan Khan won the 'Best Actor Award' at 60th National Film Awards. 


Release Date: 8 May 2015

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, & Irrfan Khan

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Starring Deepika Padukone as the main lead, Piku tells the story of the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy. The movie is a light hearted-comedy focussing on small things that make life beautiful. 


Star Cast: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, & Neeraj Kabi

Platform: Disney+Hotstar

Release Date- 14 September 2015 

The movie is based on the 2008 Noida double murder case. The story of the movie revolves around an experienced CBI investigative officer, who confronts several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double murder of a minor girl. 

Life of Pi

Star Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, Tabu, Adil Hussain, & Gérard Depardieu

Platform: Disney+ Hostar

Release Date- September 28, 2012

Story of a young man who survives a disaster at sea after which he goes for an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with a Bengal tiger.  At the 85th Academy Awards, Life of Pi had eleven nominations, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won four including Best Director for Ang Lee.


Release Date: 2 October 2014

Star Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Kay Kay Menon, Shraddha Kapoor, & Irrfan Khan

Where To Watch: ZEE5 

Based on the insurgency-hit Kashmir conflicts of 1995, civilian disappearances, & Pak-sponsored Terrorism,  Haider is a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. The movie turned out to be a commercial success as it earned ₹981.67 million.


Star Cast: Irrfan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Om Puri, & Naseeruddin Shah

Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date- 10 September 2003

Image Source -TOI
Image Source -TOI

Maqbool is the adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth' into the Mumbai underworld. Irrfan Khan's popularity sky-rocketed after the release of this movie and he received tremendous praise for his role as an antagonist in the film. 

Slumdog Millionaire

Star Cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, & Irrfan Khan

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date- 30 August 2008

The story of the movie revolves around the life of a Mumbai teenager, who after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?", confronts his past demons to move forward in his life. The movie earned $378.1 million against a budget of $15 million & turned out to be a huge commercial & critical hit. 

Hindi Medium

Star Cast: Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal, & Amrita Singh

Platform: Amazon Prime Video 

Release Date- 19 May 2017

The story of the movie revolves around a couple from Chandni Chowk who aspire to give their daughter the best education so they can be a part of and accepted by the elites of Delhi. The movie was called by many a "masterpiece" and a lot of people praised Khan's and Qamar's acting