It would frighten me, now it motivates: Qala actor Babil Khan on pressure of carrying forward father Irrfan's legacy

Irrfan and Sutapa Sikdar's elder son Babil Khan is all set to make his acting debut with Netflix's psychological period drama Qala. On Tuesday, the trailer of the Anvita Dutt directorial was launched in Mumbai at an event. During the event, the media had a few questions for Babil about his late father Irrfan and his legacy.

At the trailer launch event, Babil was asked whether he feels the pressure of taking Irrfan's legacy forward. With a smile, he said, "What do you think?" The 24-year-old young actor then replied, "When we were shooting two years ago, then this pressure would overpower me, it would frighten me. Now, it motivates me to get out of bed and work."


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Talking about the legendary actor's legacy, Babil told, "The talent that my father had, he went with it. Now, I’ll explore mine."

Babil plays the role of Jagan, a singer, in Qala. The titular role is played by Tripti Dimri. The film also stars Swastika Mukherjee, Amit Sial, Girija Oak, Samir Kochhar and Varun Grover among others. It is produced by Karnesh Ssharma's Clean Slate Filmz. Qala will release on Netflix on December 1. 

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