New April 25: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is all set to star in ‘Angrezi Medium’ opposite Irrfan Khan. The film is the sequel to 2017 award-winning film that also stars Radhika Menon as Irrfan’s daughter in the film.
Rumours were doing the rounds that Kareena will be donning the khaki in Angrezi Medium. However, a confirmation was awaited.
All the Kareena fans can now rejoice as it is now official that the actress will indeed be starring in the Dinesh Vijan production.
Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the news.
Revealing more about Kareena’s character in the film, producer Dinesh Vijan said, “Kareena is a great addition to our franchise! Angrezi medium is a very special film, and I’m excited that she’s going to be a part of it. We wanted to introduce this character who would be taken forward in the franchisees to come, and she’s perfect for it.”
He added, “Here she plays a cop, a role she’s actually never done before! We will be shooting in London this June, and it will be great to be back on set with her.”
Angrezi Medium is Irrfan’s first project after being diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour. The actor, who took several months off work to undergo treatment in London, is returning to Bollywood with this film.
Irrfan plays a sweet shop owner in the film while Radhika will be seen as his daughter who goes to London for higher studies.
“Angrezi Medium” is a sequel to 2017 film Hindi Medium, revolved around a well-off Chandni Chowk couple in Delhi (played by Irrfan and Pakistani actress Saba Qamar) who aspired to break into the elite society and give their daughter the best education possible.