Remembering Bollywood Icon Irrfan Khan (feat. Mallika Rao)
Hollywood and Bollywood both suffered an incalculable loss last month with the untimely passing of actor Irrfan Khan. Known to American audiences for his character work in “Life of Pi” and “Jurassic World”, the icon in India spent 30 years embodying quiet masculinity in chameleonic performances, notably: “Paan Singh Tomar” (2012), “The Lunchbox” (2013), and “Piku” (2015). To start the show, Chance is joined by Vulture contributor Mallika Rao to discuss Khan’s career and her tremendous remembrance of the actor, which you can read below.
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