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Banita Sandhu reflects on dream to work with Irrfan Khan: “I think Irrfan Sir has such a special…”

en Bollywood News Banita Sandhu reflects on dream to work with Irrfan Khan: “I think Irrfan Sir has such a special…”

The Bridgerton star shares her admiration for the late actor and her thoughts on his performance in The Lunchbox.

Actress Banita Sandhu revealed her long-standing desire to work with the late Irrfan Khan, whom she considers "the greatest actor we've had in our industry." Sandhu, who gained fame with her debut in Shoojit Sircar's October and her role in Sardar Uddham Singh, has continued to make waves in the entertainment world, recently grabbing headlines for her appearance in Netflix's Bridgerton Season 3.

Banita Sandhu reflects on dream to work with Irrfan Khan: “I think Irrfan Sir has such a special…”

In an interview with PinkVilla, she Reflected on her admiration for Irrfan Khan, Sandhu expressed profound respect and regret for never having had the opportunity to collaborate with him. "My answer always used to be Irrfan Khan cause I really think he is the greatest actor we have had in our industry. I think Irrfan Sir has such a special place in my heart," she said. She particularly praised his role in the 2013 film The Lunchbox, describing it as "one of the best performances I've seen worldwide."

Sandhu's admiration for Irrfan Khan extended beyond his craft, touching on a personal level of inspiration. "I don't know why, like I never got to meet him, but I just think his performance in The Lunchbox was one of the best I've seen worldwide, honestly. I think if I could have the opportunity to have worked with him, that would have made my career, so yeah, Irrfan Sir," she added. Khan's legacy continues to influence many in the industry following his death on April 29, 2020, after a battle with neuroendocrine cancer.

The interview also touched on Sandhu's professional future, including her willingness to reunite with Varun Dhawan, her co-star from October. She humorously noted, "I would love to, but Varun is booked and busy. He needs to schedule some time, and then we can make it work." With a promising slate of upcoming projects, including the Telugu film sequel Goodachari 2, Sandhu remains a dynamic presence in both Bollywood and international cinema.

Also Read: Banita Sandhu makes her debut as Miss Malhotra in Bridgerton season 3 starring Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton


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