Now, Irrfan Khan bags a British film

By Hindustan Times

After his recent Hollywood film, Ang Lee-directed Life of Pi, bagged 11 Oscar nominations, Irrfan is set to star in another international film. He has joined hands with director Asif Kapadia for his yet-untitled next. The British filmmaker of Indian descent is most famous for winning the best documentary BAFTA for Senna in 2010.

Irrfan, presently busy wrapping up his Bollywood projects, says, “I’m doing a film with Asif Kapadia. A book has been sent to me. I’m reading it. I don’t know whether I should disclose the name right now, because then everyone will start talking about it. My role is that of a surgeon.”

All Irrfan tells us about the film is that “it’s like a saga. The film spans Uganda to Norway. It will be a period film.” Besides Senna, Asif has previously made films like The Warrior (2001), The Return (2