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

Sutapa Sikdar

Sutapa Sikdar is an Indian film producer, dialogue writer, and screenplay writer. She is the widow of the famous Bollywood actor, Irrfan Khan.


Sutapa Sikdar was born on Monday, 18 September 1967 (age 52 years; as in 2019), in Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi. In 1987, she joined the National School of Drama, Delhi. [1]Facebook

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Sutapa Sikdar

Family & Caste

She was born in an Assamese Hindu family. [2]Bollywood Shaadis

Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Devendra Sikdar.

Relationships, Husband & Children

While studying at the National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi, she met Irrfan Khan.

Irrfan Khan (extreme right) with Sutapa Sikdar (centre) and Mita Vashisht

Irrfan Khan (extreme right) with Sutapa Sikdar (centre), and Mita Vashisht

They both became good friends, and later, fell in love with each other. The couple got married on 23 February 1995 in a simple court marriage. The couple is blessed with two sons, Babil Khan and Ayaan Khan.

Sutapa Sikdar With Her Husband and Children

Sutapa Sikdar With Her Husband and Children


She worked as a screenplay writer in the popular TV show, ‘Banegi Apni Baat’ (1993). She started her career in Bollywood as a dialogue writer in the 1996 film, ‘Khamoshi: The Musical.’ In 2000, she wrote an episode ‘Alvida’ for the television series, ‘Star Bestsellers.’ Later, she wrote the dialogues for the Bollywood films, like ‘Supari’ (2003) and ‘Kahaani’ (2012). She debuted as a producer in the 2016 film, ‘Madaari;’ starring Irrfan Khan. She has also produced the Bollywood film, ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle’ in 2017.


  • After graduating from the NSD in Delhi, Sutapa and Irrfan Khan decided not to marry until they get good work in the films or TV serials.

    Irrfan Khan and Sutapa Sikdar in a Theatre Play

    Irrfan Khan and Sutapa Sikdar in a Theatre Play

  • Irrfan made her rewrite almost 11 episodes of the TV serial, ‘Banegi Apni Baat’ (1993); as he was not satisfied with the writing.
  • In 2019, she shared an emotional post on her husband, Irrfan Khan’s recovery, she said,

Longest year of our life. Time was never measured with pain and hope at the same time ever while we take our babysteps back to work, to life I am submerged in prayers wishes and faith from friends relatives strangers and a connection with universe which gives us a small chance for this new start.”


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