MUMBAI: Director-producer Tigmanshu Dhulia confirmed that actor Irrfan Khan is perfectly fine and has returned to India.
Dhulia reveal that the “Paan Singh Tomar star” star will be back on film sets and will begin the shooting for Hindi Medium 2 soon.
In an interview to Deccan Chronicle, Tigmanshu said, “I did meet him after he returned to India. He is perfectly fine now. Irrfan told me that he will begin shooting for Hindi Medium franchise soon.” Earlier reports claimed Irrfan won’t work for at least a year. A sequel to the 2018 surprise, Hindi Medium will not have the original director (Saket Chaudhary) neither will the female lead Saba Qamar join the new film.
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“We will do a film soon. Actually, we were in the process of writing one for him. Probably, if everything goes well, we shall be making the film soon,” he adds refusing to divulge any more details,” the Milan Talkies director added.
Producer of Hindi Medium, Dinesh Vijan had earlier said, “Right now, everything is speculation. Irrfan had just come back to town. It’s the script that is ready. Hopefully, in another one month, we’ll have a clarity.”
The ‘Piku’ actor had broken the news of his illness to the world on March 16, 2018 that he had been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour (NET), a rare form of cancer. Soon after, he left for London for his treatment.
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