I feel privileged, liberated: Irrfan Khan on getting the right roles

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Irrfan-KhanIrrfan Khan, who recently turned 47, bends rules this year and is all set to throw a bash as soon as his friends are back in town.

He feels there’s a lot to celebrate this year.

“Last year was very satisfying for me. ‘The Lunchbox’ got me trmenedous praise. The film continues to make waves in various parts of the world. I also turned producer with ‘The Lunchbox’. So, I’d say this birthday I feel very fulfilled,” said the actor.

This chameleon actor doesn’t believe in birthdays. One reason for his apathy to his special day is the fact that the internet for a very long time gave out the wrong date for his birthday.

“I’d get calls on the wrong day. That was very annoying. That doesn’t mean I’m against birthday celebrations. In fact, I am going to have a party for the first time this year for my birthday. I am waiting for my friends from abroad to arrive,” said Irrfan.

His birthday was on Jan 7 and he was on the sets of NishikantKamath’s new film.

Said Irrfan: “I was working on my birthday. To me, that’s the best way to celebrate. For years, I waited for the right roles. Now when they’re coming to me, I feel privileged, blessed, relieved and liberated.”