Love can be found anywhere: Irrfan Khan
The actor opens up about love and the younger generation's approach to it
Irrfan Khan says his wife Sutapa Sikdar, who also produced his film Qarib Qarib Singlle, is his best friend. "We discuss everything. We often talk about my work and she thought producing a film like Qarib Qarib Singlle would be great as the love story was unique," he says.
"We studied in the same film school and my wife has a better understanding of many things than me, including performances. She has a lot of creative energy, which translated beautifully in this film and its story," he adds.
The film is about two people with opposite personalities and sensibilities who meet via an online dating app.
Irrfan believes love can be found anywhere. "Love can happen in the most unexpected ways to people. Some meet their partners and spouses through friends, an arranged marriage set-up or matrimonial sites. A dating site is a cool platform to find someone who you think you're compatible with. There shouldn't be any stigma or any taboo around it," he says.
However, he has an observation to make about the young generation that gets into a relationship very fast and then the break up happens even faster.
"Today's generation is more impulsive than we were. With time, they will learn the importance of having that one special person with whom they can spend the rest of their life."
Irrfan believes "if you really want to know a person, go on a journey together. The masks come off and you can see their real nature."