Irrfan Khan Interview with Anupama Chopra | Hindi Medium | FC Unfiltered
In a candid conversation ahead of the release of his film Hindi Medium, actor Irrfan Khan talks to Anupama Chopra about what it takes to be able to alter your acting sensibilities to be able to work with an Ang Lee & an Anees Bazmee. The actor also throws light on how he dealt with rejection, his unconventional looks, and the industry's obsession with working with big stars.00:00 - Watch Irrfan's unfiltered conversation01:12 - The choices that Irrfan Khan made to become the man he is today02:03 - Traumatic experiences in life04:58 - Overcoming the obstacles and making it work to becoming an actor07:50 - Struggle of playing with the craft of seeing him as an accomplished actor 08:51 - Working on superficial characters by not putting your own sensibilities12:26 - Why Mahesh Bhatt asked Irrfan Khan to do "gandi acting"13:37 - His roles in 90s TV serials Chandrakanta & Banegi Apni Baat14:44 - Irrfan on differentiating between beign an artist & an entertainer16:39 - Irrfan sharing the incident of an actor doing different meetings, including acting, on set.17:49 - Irrfan on directors wanting to work with "stars" over actors20:07 - Waiting on getting a break, when Subhash Ghai spotted him on TV22:14 - Discussing monies takes away from the mystery24:05 - Irrfan recalls experiences while shooting for Paan Singh Tomar28:08 - The worst advice people give in Bollywood29:12 - Irrfan talks about enriching the soul while working31:41 - The USP of an actor is created as you keep discovering yourself32:53 - The diction & language is important develop the character34:03 - Popularity is a by-product of acting35:23 - The most exciting & challenging characters Irrfan has playedHave you subscribed to Film Companion Reviews yet? Join us here - http://bit.ly/FilmCompanionReviewsVisit us at http://filmcompanion.inDo Like, Share, Comment & Subscribe to our channel.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/FCsubscribeFollow Us On:https://www.facebook.com/filmcompanionhttps://www.twitter.com/filmcompanionhttp://instagram.com/filmcompanionThe Film Companion is a web channel intended to promote Indian cinema through films review, interviews, discussions, video essays and analytical compilations. It is intended primarily for the purpose of encouraging informed discussions, criticism and review of cinema and towards such purpose the programs use short extracts of cinematograph films, sounds recording and photographic works. These clips and extracts are of a minimal nature and the use is not intended to interfere in any manner with their commercial exploitation of the compete work by the owners of the copyright. The use of works are in compliance with the fair dealing exception provided under Sec. 52 of the Copyright Act, and we asset our use of the works under the exception provided for criticism and review.