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13 Feb 2019

Cancer survivor Irrfan to start shooting 'Hindi Medium-2' next week

#HindiMedium2: Irrfan Khan returns, to start shooting soon

It's been almost a year since Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with high-grade Neuroendocrine tumor, a piece of news that had left his fans aghast.

While everyone was yearning to know about Irrfan's health, it's reported that the Madaari actor is back in India and is recovering well.

In fact, reports also suggest that he would begin shooting for Hindi Medium 2 next week.

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#HindiMedium2: Irrfan Khan returns, to start shooting soon
Irrfan was diagnosed with a rare cancer, treated in London

Diagnosis

Irrfan was diagnosed with a rare cancer, treated in London

Irrfan's cancer diagnosis came as a shock to his fans.

While many thought it to be a brain tumor, Irrfan clarified that 'neuro' is not always about the brain.

"I got to know, it was rare, and due to fewer study cases, and less information comparatively, the unpredictability of the treatment was more," he mentioned.

Soon after diagnosis, Irrfan flew to London for treatment.

The unexpected makes us grow, Irrfan had written after diagnosis

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Comeback

Irrfan is currently undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital

Much to his fans' respite, it has now been reported that he returned to India early this month.

According to a report published in PeepingMoon, Irfan is currently in Mumbai and is getting treated at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital.

The report also suggested that the actor is feeling better now and would soon be visiting his hometown, Jaipur.

'Hindi Medium 2' to hit the floors this month

Shooting

'Hindi Medium 2' to hit the floors this month

Meanwhile, there are reports that Irrfan would also be resuming his work soon.

In fact, he is already gearing up to shoot for Hindi Medium 2, which will hit the floors next week.

"Hindi Medium is going on floors on February 22. Costume Designers have already started looking for Irrfan's outfits. The leading lady is yet to be decided," a source reportedly told Pinkvilla.

Cast

Kareena to romance Irrfan in 'Hindi Medium 2'?

Separately, there are reports that Kareena Kapoor Khan has been approached to play the lead in Hindi Medium 2 opposite Irrfan.

However, she is yet to give a nod to the movie.

Notably, the movie will be a sequel to Irrfan's 2017 release comedy-drama Hindi Medium.

Helmed by Saket Chaudhary, the movie also featured Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal and Dishita Sehgal in pivotal roles.

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What happened to Irrfan Khan?

Asked on 13-02-2019 by Diya Chopra

Answered by NewsBytes

Irrfan Khan is battling a rare kind of cancer neuroendocrine tumor. It's been a year since he was diagnosed with this deadly disease and was getting treated in London.

Is Irrfan Khan back in India?

Asked on 13-02-2019 by Rakesh Rangarajan

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According to the media reports, Irrfan Khan returned to India early this month. He is currently getting treated at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital.

Is Irrfan Khan suffering from brain tumor?

Asked on 13-02-2019 by Aaryan Singhal

Answered by NewsBytes

No. Although Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor, he clarified that 'neuro' isn't always about the brain.

When will Irrfan Khan begin shooting for 'Hindi Medium 2'?

Asked on 13-02-2019 by Abhinav Rathore

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According to media reports, Irrfan Khan will begin shooting for Hindi Medium 2 on February 22.

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