Hindi Medium: After successful China release, Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar starrer heads to Taiwan


Mar,09 2018 20:19:14 IST

Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan's Hindi Medium, which takes a comical look at the underbelly of India's education system, will be releasing in Taiwan.

Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in a still from Hindi Medium. YouTube

Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in a still from Hindi Medium. YouTube

Zee Studios International, the overseas distributor of the film, is extending its international release to China and Taiwan, read a statement.

Released in India on 19 May, the story of Hindi Medium revolves around a couple who want to give their daughter the best education so that she becomes accepted by the elite.

"China's theatrical market is huge and growing rapidly. Seeing that Hindi Medium has performed well in each and every major international territory is a testament to its potential in China and Taiwan as well. They appreciate good content. With Hindi Medium, we hope to offer them another spectacular movie experience," said Vibha Chopra, Head of Zee Studios International (Film Marketing, Distribution and Acquisition).

"Indian cinema has no constraints of mobility or literacy, the trick is to understand how far your film can reach, with such a strong subject and interesting storyline Hindi Medium is bound to touch hearts beyond borders," added Chopra.

The film also stars Pakistani actress Saba Qamar and Tanu Weds Manu fame actor Deepak Dobriyal. The second part of the film has also been announced.

Homi Adajania will be directing the sequel to Hindi Medium with Irrfan playing the lead. There is no word on Qamar getting back for the second part.

Published Date: Mar 09, 2018 20:19 PM | Updated Date: Mar 09, 2018 20:19 PM