American actress Mindy Kaling says 'The Lunchbox' star Irrfan Khan is her "favourite actor in the world".

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"You are my favourite actor in the world. Everyone follow the great @irrfan_k,” Mindy Kaling tweeted on Monday.

Replying to the creator of 'The Mindy Project', Irrfan posted: "@mindykaling thank you so much... Those words from you, mean a lot. You should come to India soon ... Die hard fans waiting for you."

After Tom Hanks, Mindy Kaling is another actor from Hollywood who has praised the 49-year-old.