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Sutapa Sikdar (Irrfan Khan’s Wife) Biography, Family, Children, Age & More

Sutapa Sikdar is an Indian film producer, dialogue writer and screenplay writer. She is the wife of the late Irrfan Khan, the best on-screen character in an Indian film.

Sutapa Sikdar Basic Info Wiki

👩 Personal Info
Real NameSutapa Sikdar Khan
Nick NameSutapa
Date of Birth18 September 1967
Birth PlaceNew Delhi, India
Age (as in 2020)53 years
Birth Sign(Zodiac)Virgo
CountryIndia
ReligionHindu
HobbiesWriting & Acting
Profession(s)Film Producer,
Dialogue Writer and Screenplay Writer
AppearanceBollywood & TV
Marital StatusWidowed
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
DebutTV(as a dialogue writer): Banegi Apni Baat (1993)
Film (as a screenplay writer): Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Film (as a producer): Madaari (2016)
Famous ForAs wife of Irrfan Khan (Actor)
👧 Body Appearance & 💪 Physical Stats
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Height5′ 5″ feet-inches, In centimetre: 165 cm
Weightapprox. 65 kg, In Pound: 143.3 lbs
Body Measurements34-30-36
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
📚 Education Information
SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi
College(s)/UniversityNational School of Drama (NSD) (1984)
Education QualificationGraduated in Acting (1987)

Sutapa Sidkar Biography and Career

Sutapa was born on 18 September 1967 in a Hindu family in New Delhi, India. She was fond of acting since childhood, so she took admission in the National School of Drama (NSD) in 1984 after finishing her school from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi.

It was here that Sutapa met Irrfan Khan for the first time. Later both of them fell in love with each other and both got married in court on 23 Feb 1995.

✔️ TV Debut as a Dialogue writer – Banegi Apni Baat (1993)

Sutapa made her first TV debut in the popular TV show Banegi Apni Baat in 1993 as a dialogue writer. Banegi Apni Baat is an Indian television drama series that runs on Zee TV from 1993 to 1997. The show also starred Irrfan Khan. Irrfan was so weird about the story and screenplay that he even made Sutapa remake about 11 episodes of the show.

Banegi Apni Baat Poster

✔️ Film Debut as a Screenplay Writer – Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)

She made her Bollywood debut as a screenplay writer in the 1996’s film Khamoshi: The Musical. This is an Indian romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film was written by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Sutapa Sikdar.

Khamoshi: The Musical Poster

✔️ Writing a Show – Alvida (1999)

In the year 1999, he wrote an episode ‘Alvida’ for the television series ‘Star Bestsellers’ and this show was directed by Irrfan Khan.

✔️ Writing a Dialogue in the Film – Supari (2003)

Sutapa was a written dialogue in the Indian gangster film Supari, released in 2003, directed and produced by Padam Kumar. Irrfan Khan was in the lead role in this film.

✔️ Writing a Dialogue in the Film – Kahaani (2012)

She was a written dialogue in the Indian mystery thriller film Kahaani, released in 2012, directed and produced by Sujoy Ghosh. Vidya Balan was in the lead role in this film.

✔️ Film Debut as a Producer – Madaari (2016)

She made her Bollywood debut as a producer in the 2016’s film Madaari. This is an Indian social thriller film directed by Nishikant Kamat. It is produced by Shailesh Singh, Madan Paliwal, Sutapa Sikdar, and Shailaja Kejriwal and co-produced by Nishant Pitti. The film stars Irrfan Khan, Vishvesh Bansal, Jimmy Shergill, Tusshar Dalvi and Nitesh Pandey and was released on 22 July 2016.

Maddari movie poster

✔️ As a Producer in the Film – Qarib Qarib Singlle (2017)

Sutapa was produced her second film Qarib Qarib Singlle in 2017. This is an Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film and main stars of the film are Irrfan Khan and Parvathy Thiruvothu.

Sutapa’s Shows and Films

YearShow/FilmWork AsRemark
1993Banegi Apni Baat Dialogue writer (TV Show)Debut
1996Khamoshi: The MusicalScreenplay Writer (Film)Debut
1999AlvidaScreenplay Writer (TV Show)N/A
2003SupariDialogue writer (Film)N/A
2012KahaaniDialogue writer (Film)N/A
2016MadaariProducer (Film)Debut
2017Qarib Qarib SinglleProducer (Film)N/A

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Sutapa Sikdar Family

Sutapa was born in an Assamese Hindu family and she was growing up in Delhi. Her father name is Devendra Sikdar and her husband’s name is Irrfan Khan. Sutapa’s father-in-law’s name is Yasin Ali Khan and mother-in-law’s name is Saeeda Begum Khan.

She has two sons, one is Babil Khan and the other is Ayan Khan.

Sutapa Sikdar Family

Sutapa Sikdar and Irrfan Khan’s Love Story

Sutapa and Irrfan’s love story was no less than a film love story.

Irrfan Khan and Sutapa Sikdar

How did both meet?

Sutapa and Irrfan in NSD

Sutapa and Irrfan went to audition at the National School of Drama (NSD). At the same time, the two met each other for the first time. Irrfan fell in love with Sutapa at first sight, but due to Irrfan’s shy nature, he could not say this to Sutapa.

That is why he told his friend Alop that he would go and tell Sutapa that he loves her. Then Alop went to Sutapa and said that Irrfan has fallen in love with you at the first sight. Sutapa told Alop on hearing this that if he loves, he should come to say this.

In the same way, Irrfan expressed his love for Sutapa, and the two slowly began to move forward and the friendship between the two increased. Later both of them got married on 23 Feb 1995 in a simple court.

Sutapa Sikdar Age and Facts

Sutapa’s Age in 2020 is 53 years. Now let’s talk about the some facts of Sutapa.

  • Sutapa was born in Hindu family.
  • She had a great interest in acting but after marriage, she quit acting and made a career in the writing field.
  • Sutapa and Irrfan had been in love since 1987 but both decided that they would not marry until they found work in a film or TV show.
  • The couple worked together in many dramas and TV shows.
  • Sutapa had an important role in Irrfan’s film career.

Illness and death of Irrfan khan

In 2018, Sutapa came to know for the first time that her husband Irrfan Khan has cancer, then he was constantly going to the foreign countries for treatment and Irrfan was also slowly recovering.

In mid-2019 Irrfan was completely recovered. But on the 25th of April, 2020, when his mother passed away, he could not come in his funeral. Then suddenly his health deteriorated and he was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai, but he passed away on 29 April 2020.

Those who had been fighting cancer for the last two years, after recovered he did one last film and then they died. In this entire journey, one person remained with him was his wife Sutapa Sikdar.

After Irrfan Khan’s death, Sutapa wrote a passionate story for Irrfan and Irrfan’s fans.

She wrote that “How can I write this as a family statement when the whole world is taking it as a personal loss? How can I start feeling lonely when millions of people are joining us right now? I want to assure everyone that we have not lost anything, we have gained. It’s got the things he taught us, and now we’ll finally start implementing and developing it. Still, I want to try to fill things that people don’t already know.

It’s unbelievable for us but I’ll put it in Irfan’s words,” It’s magical “whether it’s there or not, and what he loved, he never loved a one-dimensional reality. The only thing. What I have got from him. He has spoiled me for life. His striving for perfection does not let me be ordinary in anything. There was a rhythm he always saw in everything, even the cacophony. And also in chaos, so I’ve learned to sing and dance. The music of that rhythm, even with my tone-deafening voice and two left feet.

Funnily, our life was a masterclass in acting, so by the time the theatrical entry of “uninvited guest” took place, I had learned, to see harmony in a cacophony. The doctor’s report was like the scripts I wanted to perfect, so I didn’t miss any details for his performance. We met some amazing people in this journey and the list is endless, but there are some I have to mention, our oncologist Dr. Nitesh Rohtogi (Max Hospital Saket) who initially held our hand, Dr. Dan Creel (UK), dr. Shidravi (UK), my heartbeat and my lantern in the dark Dr. Sevanti Limaye (Kokilaben Hospital).

It is difficult to explain how spectacular, spectacular, painful and exciting this journey has been. I think it has been a gap of 2 and 1/2 years which had its beginning, middle and culmination, Irrfan playing the role of an orchestra conductor, aside from our 35-year-old partner, we were not married, it was There was a union.

I see my small family, in a boat, with both of my sons Babil and Ayan, taking it in stride, with Irrfan directing them “wahan nahi, yahan se modo”, but since life is not cinema any more No retake, I sincerely wish the children had safely sailed this boat with the guidance of their father and Rock by through the storm. I asked my children, if possible, how they could relate the lessons taught by their father that are important to them.

Sutapa’s son Babli Khan said, “Learn to surrender to the dance of uncertainty and believe in your faith in the universe.”

Ayan Khan said, “Learn to control your mind and don’t let it control you.”

Sutapa’s statement “Tears will flow as we will plant a victory queen tree, her favourite, the place where you put her to rest after a victorious journey. It takes time but it Will blossom and the scent will spread. And touch all the souls that I would call them family, not fans, for years to come.”

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