Thanks to Slumdog Millionaire, Irrfan Khan has been listed as the one of the most bankable stars from India in Hollywood and has been ranked with the Khans of Bollywood in a new Forbes list.
Irrfan is among half a dozen Bollywood actors on the list of “Hollywood’s Most Valuable Actors”, compiled by the American publication known for its rankings of the world's richest persons.
Other Indians on the list include Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai.
Irrfan ranked at 825 is behind Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan. The global list, topped by Hollywood actor Will Smith, is based on the bankability of actors around the world, voted by members of the global entertainment industry, Forbes said.
The rankings are based on scores given to more than 1,400 working actors globally by the industry people on a scale of zero-to-ten, in terms of their bankability to ensure the financial success of film projects.
Currently, Irrfan has around 5 -6 releases this year. His forthcoming projects include Kal Kisne Dekha, Paan Singh Tomar, Right Ya Wrong, New York, Acid Factory and Hisss.