Homi Adajania to direct ‘Hindi Medium’ sequel
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Homi Adajania was hired to direct Irrfan Khan-starrer’s sequel “Hindi Medium” and the filmmaker said the next film will be “fun but emotional”.
Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock films are producing the project and Irrfan should be back in the lead.
“I walked into Dinoo’s room (Dinesh Vijan) and sat down to a narration. I enjoyed the first (Hindi Medium) and the way these writers took the narrative forward is very clever. was delighted to tell the narration and it was so engaging and hilarious that I told him I’d be happy to lead him if he did not have a director attached to the project It’s been a long time since I found any material too fun and moving, said in a statement.
Vijjan and Adajania have already worked together on the 2006 films “Being Cyrus” and “Cocktail” with Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty.
“Homi does not make films very often because he refuses to do things that do not give in, but when I told him that, he loved it and when I saw his reaction, it was obvious Guess from Maddock’s team of managers, Homi was the most unlikely choice for ‘Hindi Medium 2’ and that’s exactly (why) I signed it, “the producer said.
Directed by Saket Chaudhary, “Hindi Medium”, released last year, also featured Pakistani actor Saba Qamar and Deepak Dobriyal.