- He won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Iron Man 3.
- The first thing Ben Kingsley did when meeting Robert Downey, Jr. in the set of Iron Man 3 was to take a picture of them both to send it to their mutual friend Richard Attenborough.
- Ben Kingsley appeared alongside Crystal the Monkey in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
- Ben Kingsley previously worked with Guy Pearce in Rules of Engagement.
- Ben Kingsley worked again with James Badge Dale in The Walk.
- Ben Kingsley worked again with Jon Favreau in The Jungle Book.
- Ben Kingsley worked again with Mark Ruffalo in Shutter Island.