‘Hindi Medium 2’ producer Bhushan Kumar speaks up on Irrfan Khan’s health
Bollywood’s powerhouse actor Irrfan Khan who had been undergoing cancer treatment in London since April last year is finally back in India. The ‘Maqbool’ actor who was last year diagnosed with cancer is now undergoing treatment here. As per a report in Peepingmoon Irrfan is in Mumbai and he is currently taking treatment at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai’s Andheri area. The portal also reported that Irrfan will also be visiting his hometown Jaipur.
It is also being reported that the actor might start the shoot for ‘Hindi Medium 2’ that is being directed by Homi Adajania on February 22. But these rumours, have been denied by T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar. He says that they are still waiting for “Irrfan to get a go-ahead from his doctors” and once that happens he will be able to start working.
Bhushan shared, “Irrfan is improving very well but right now, we’re waiting for his final report. The shooting date has not been finalized yet. We definitely want to do the film with Irrfan only, but we are still waiting for the reports. We are in touch with him and once he gets his final check-up reports, which are due soon, then obviously we will make the announcement.”
The producer further added, “He is super excited and interested in the film. He has heard the script and [he] loved it. He wants to start shooting as soon as possible once he has fully recovered. We’re also eagerly waiting for it.”
As per reports, Radhika Madan has been roped in to portray the character of Irrfan’s grown-up daughter in the sequel to the 2017 hit, Speculation abound that Kareena Kapoor Khan is paired opposite Irrfan in the film. But no confirmation of the same is out as yet.
We shall wait for the official confirmation from the makers. Till then keep reading this space for more such updates.