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Tabu Was Irrfan’s Favourite  Co-Star



Irrfan  loved working with  Deepika Padukone in  Piku. But she  was  not his favourite  co-star.  His favourite was  another very tall and beautiful actress Tabu.

Irrfan felt a special bonding with her  ever since  they worked together  in Vishal Bhardwaj’s  Maqbool.Irrfan Khan considers Tabu to be his finest co-star and the one that he likes sharing screen space with the most.

He  also did extraordinary intense and passionate  love-making scenes  with  Tabu  in both  Maqbool and  The Namesake  and  was looking to  complete his intense/passionate  films  with thr  actress.Ever since  he got to share some extraordinarily intimate moments with Tabu in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake, Irrfan has been pining to complete his trilogy of romantic films with his favourite actress.

Alas , the films that Irrfan did  with Tabu after  Maqbool and  The  Namesake had no scope for any intimacy between them.Irrfan did   three films with Tabu after Maqbool and The Namesake. But in Ang Lee’s   Life Of Pi he had not a  single shot with Tabu . In Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider also Irrfan shares no screen space with Tabu. In Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar where Irrfan plays a police officer investigating the death of  a young girl Tabu plays  Irrfan’s  wife for exactly  three minutes.

Irrfan had regretfully told me once, “I really want to do one more  intense film with Tabu  after Maqbool and The Namesake to complete our trilogy of passionate films.”

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