Trending Bollywood News Today, March 13: As Angrezi Medium hits the screens in India amid coronavirus outbreak, several reviews and critical analysis of the film are doing the rounds. The Irrfan Khan starrer has received mixed reviews from the critics and now, filmmaker Saket Chaudhary, who directed its prequel has spoken out on the same. In his latest interview with SpotboyE, the director revealed that he turned down the offer of helming Angrezi Medium because he knew that there was nothing new to present to the audience. Also Read - Angrezi Medium Movie Review: Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kappor Khan, Radhika Madan, Deepak Dobriyal Shine in Aimless Film
Saket said he had said everything about family, relationships and education in India with Hindi Medium, and he thought there was nothing new that Angrezi Medium had to offer to the audience. Talking to the popular entertainment portal, the director added that he hasn’t watched the film helmed by Homi Adajania and he was not even invited to the special screening of the film that happened on Wednesday in Mumbai. Saket mentioned that he is not in touch with the team of Angrezi Medium or Maddock Films – the banner backing the project. Also Read - Angrezi Medium Celeb Review: Tahira Kashyap, Kriti Sanon And Others Call Irrfan Starrer a 'Heartwarming Laugh Riot'
The director was quoted saying, “I said what I had to in Hindi Medium. I didn’t feel the need for a sequel. I make films when I have to say something about it. I felt I told the audience the story I wanted to. There was nothing new to say about education and family after that.” Also Read - Kareena Kapoor Khan Slays ‘Slo-Mo’ Walk in Police Uniform on The Sets of Angrezi Medium- Watch Viral Video
Hindi Medium, that released in the year 2017, was a sleeper hit and featured Pakistani actor Saba Qamar with Irrfan. The film commented on the process of getting admission at expensive high-schools. It was a dig at the entire education system in India and how parents are trapped into believing that expensive schools provide the best education and future prospects to their kids. Angrezi Medium, that features Radhika Madan and Kareena Kapoor Khan along with Irrfan, shows the journey of a single father in fulfilling the dreams of his teenage daughter to get admission at one of the famous universities in London.