Vishal Bhardwaj reschedules his next with Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone; calls former a warrior

Vishal Bhardwaj took to his Twitter page and announced that he is rescheduling his directorial which stars Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles. This is due to Irrfan's ill-health.
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Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone were all set to start shooting for Vishal Bhardwaj's directorial earlier this month in Nepal. But, due to Irrfan's health, the filmmaker pushed back his film by a few months. Talking about it, Vishal earlier tweeted, "Pushing back film by a few months, @irrfank down with jaundice and @deepikapadukone with resurfaced back issue caused during Padmaavat. While prepping, was transported to Maqbool days. Stunning look tests, can’t wait to start shoot. Sending pyaar & duaaen to my Ustara and Afshan."

But now, Irrfan is diagnosed with a rare disease, NeuroEndocrine Tumour and has headed out of the country for a treatment. He released a statement about it saying, "“Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect”.

- Margaret Mitchell

The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about. Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope. The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes. As for the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research ;-) To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell."

Today, Vishal released a new update about his project by tweeting, "Irrfan is a warrior and we know he will conquer this battle. Therefore @deepikapadukone, Prernaa @kriarj and I have decided to reschedule our film and start with renewed energy and celebration when our warrior returns as a winner."

This is really sweet, indeed!

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Waiting patiently.

Wishing the best for irrfan’s health. Nice that vishal cleared the air and sad we’ll have to wait. This was the film i was looking forward to the most this year

Sorry but he should recast. Wasted opportunity to use a younger actor for once.

You are disgusting for asking to recast.

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