New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan was honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award by CNBC here on Tuesday. He was felicitated by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Irrfan said in a statement: “Honoured to be felicitated. For me, the last two years have been a tremendous journey… breaking and redefining entertainment. I am touched that a gamut of roles of different genres has been appreciated and loved by the audience equally. Thanks for all the love and support. May the journey continue.”

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The actor has been praised for his performance in movies like “Piku”, “Jurassic World” and “Talvar” which released last year.

The role of a common man portrayed by the actor in his much talked about movie “Madaari” was also lauded.