Mira Nair remembers Irrfan Khan | Rajeev Masand | Salaam Bombay | The Namesake
In 1988 #MiraNair first spotted #IrrfanKhan at the National School of Drama in New Delhi and decided to cast him in a key role in Salaam Bombay. Subsequently she gave him a smaller part, but promised to make it up to him someday. She did, 18 years later in #TheNamesake. On the occasion of the actor’s passing, the filmmaker remembers her friend and his incredible talent in an interview with Rajeev Masand from her New York home.