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Hindi Medium -- Trailer of Dinesh Vijan and Bhushan Kumar's upcoming Bollywood film Hindi Medium, Directed by Saket Chaudhary. Produced by Dinesh Vijan, Bhushan Kumar, and Krishan Kumar. Starring Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar and Deepak Dobriyal ,Vijay Kumar Dogra & Jaspal Sharma


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Release Date:
19 May 2017 (USA) See more »
A couple from Chandni Chowk aspire to give their daughter the best education and thus be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi. | Add synopsis »
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Irrfan Khan ... Raj Batra

Neha Dhupia ... Mrs. Suri

Saba Qamar ... Mita Batra

Deepak Dobriyal ... Shyam Prakash

Amrita Singh ... Principal Lodha

Tillotama Shome ... Consultant
Sanjana Sanghi ... Young Meeta

Rajesh Sharma ... MLA

Sanjay Suri ... Kabir Suri
Mallika Dua ... Dolly

Kiran Khoje ... Sushila

Danny Sura ... George
Dishita Sehgal ... Pia
Swati Das ... Tulsi
Anurag Arora ... Hindi Teacher / Admission Inspector
Rajiv Gupta ... Masterji
Sumit Gulati ... Chotu
Govind Pandey ... Factory Supervisor
Charu Shankar ... Maya
Neelu Kohli ... Mita's mother
Ekta Singh ... Bharat Nagar Neighbour Woman #3
Delzad Hiwale ... Young Raj
Taran Bajaj ... Prince (Tout)
Jaspal Sharma ... Raj 's neighbor
Vijay Kumar Dogra ... MLA' s P.A.
S.K. Batra ... Government School Principal
Angad Dev Dogra ... DJ
Fasih Safwi ... T.V Guy
Yash ... Government School Student - Raju
Angshuman Nandi ... Mohan
Parth Dhamija ... Consultant Office Boy Parth
Kalpana Jha ... Bharat Nagar Neighbour Woman #1
Sushil Parwana
Mohit Tyagi ... Chandani Chowk Neighbour #3
Sachin Kumar ... Chandani Chowk Neighbour #
Kulbir Kaur ... Dolly's Mother
Nikki ... Bharat Nagar Labourer
Vishal Jehtwa ... Chaiwala #1
Rachna ... Vasant Kunj Friend #3
Mehboob Ali ... Chandani Chowk Neighbour #2
Shiva Kumar ... Parent with CM letter
Chetna Diwakar ... Bharat Nagar Neighbour Woman #2
Narendra Nagar ... Principal's PA #1
Rajat Budhiraja ... Delhi Grammar School Parent #251
Deepak Arora ... Briber Parent
Rishabh Verma ... Waiter
Jason ... Ayaan
Swati Singh ... Event Manager
Arora ... Principal's PA #2
Rajeev Gupta ... Masterji (Raj's Father)
Shyam Gopal ... Crossroad International School Principal
Anup Trivedi ... Bharat Nagar Ration Shopkeeper
Chayan Trivedi ... Clerk
Ashima Gulati ... Vasant Kunj Friend #2
Sahani ... Maya's Husband
Khusboo Sharma ... News Reporter
Aarti ... Government School Teacher
Arha Mahajan ... Consultant Office Girl Aarya
Sanjeev Singh ... Delhi Grammar School Parent #253
Ram Diwakar ... Bharat Nagar Neighbour #3
Pammi Khanna ... Suraj Valley High School Principal
Sandeep Sanchdev ... Rich Delhi Guy
Rohit Tannon ... Delhi Grammar School Parent #252
Rahul Batra ... Vasant Kunj Friend #2's Husband
Ankur Jain ... News Reader
Radha Sheetal ... Bharat Nagar Waterline Woman #1
Krishna Kumar ... DGS Peon

Directed by
Saket Chaudhary 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Saket Chaudhary  writer
Zeenat Lakhani  writer
Amitosh Nagpal  dialogue by

Produced by
Shetty Ashok .... line producer
Sharada Karki Jalota .... co-producer
Sharada Karki .... co-producer (as Sharada Karki Jalota)
Bhushan Kumar .... producer
Krishan Kumar .... producer
Sandeep Leyzell .... line producer
Dinesh Vijan .... producer
Original Music by
Sachin Sanghvi  (as Sachin-Jigar)
Jigar Saraiya  (as Sachin-Jigar)
Cinematography by
Laxman Utekar (director of photography)
Film Editing by
A. Sreekar Prasad 
Casting by
Honey Trehan 
Art Direction by
Abinash Kumar Pandit (Second unit art director)
Production Management
Sahil Arya .... post-production supervisor
Nidhi Kullu .... post-production supervisor
Ashish Nikam .... production manager
Vikrant Pednekar .... post production assistant
Ankita Yadav .... post production assistant
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jatin Bajaj .... second assistant director
Islam Paco .... second assistant director
Vikrant Pednekar .... assistant director
Tabish Raza .... assistant director (as Tabish Zaidi)
Fasih Safwi .... first assistant director
Ankita Yadav .... assistant director
Angad Dev Dogra .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Chhaya Arman Pandit .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Justin Jose .... atmos mixer
Justin Jose .... re-recording mixer
Parikshit Lalwani .... sound designer
Dipesh Patel .... foley editor
Dipesh Patel .... sound engeenier
Sunny Sikka .... sound editor
Visual Effects by
Dhirendra Chhatpar .... visual effects dailies editor
Ibrahim Dokadia .... visual effects coordinator
Jimit Shah .... background prep lead
Satyendra Sharma .... prep supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Jignesh Panchal .... still photographer
Bhanu Pratap Singh .... steadycam
Casting Department
Taran Bajaj .... associate casting director
Akash Mishra .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Saravanan Madheswaran .... assistant editor
Vaibhav Marathe .... visual effects dailies editor
Sheeba Sehgal .... assistant editor
Rachita Singh .... assistant editor
Suresh .... assistant editor
Music Department
Atif Aslam .... playback singer
Ikka .... playback singer
Guru Ranghava .... playback singer
Tanishka Sanghvi .... playback singer
Priya Saraiya .... lyricist
Sukhbir .... playback singer
Abhijit Vaghani .... music producer
Other crew
Santosh Suresh Bhanji .... production accountant (as Santosh Bhanji)
Divyaudit Narain Singh .... overseas marketing
Atul Sabharwal .... thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Хинди школа" - Russia
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132 min
Canada:G (British Columbia) | India:U | Ireland:PG | Singapore:PG | UK:PG

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23 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
"Hindi Medium" is electrifying that boast of enough humor and laugh to keep you entertained, 20 May 2017
Author: Ketan Gupta from India

There comes a movie once in a while which is not only thought- provoking but also sends out a great social message. "Hindi Medium" is definitely one of it.

"Hindi Medium" tells the story of a married couple who does every thing under the sun to get their daughter admitted to the most popular school of Delhi.

Saket Chaudhary, who gave us some memorable films like "Pyaar Ka Side Effects" and "Shaadi Ke Side Effects", goes one step further and create a satire on the education system which is very much prevalent in India. The film focuses on Indian parents' obsession who wants to send their kids to the high-profile schools despite exorbitant fees to learn English that will help them to be accepted in the society and land a job in MNC. A dialogue from Irrfan Khan "If French and German speaks incorrect English, it is still fine but when an Indian does not speak proper English, then that person holds no value in the society. The movie is a laugh-riot and few scenes will definitely bring down the house. The scene at the factory where Irrfan wants to go for a bio-break gets interrupted by his boss is hilarious. Another scene at the Government school where a son of a Tourist guide displays his skills by speaking English, German and even French languages proving that talent has no boundary. Hats off to Saket Chaudhary for bringing something new on the Indian silver screen.

The film does have it share of flaws as well. The second half becomes a little drag towards the end and climax becomes little melodramatic. Also, the editing should have been better trimming the film by another 10-12 mins. Art direction and Cinematography is simple which is the essence of story line with an average background score. The screenplay is good but loses somewhere later in the film. The film belongs to Irrfan Khan who carries it on his shoulder. The epitome of talent, Irrfan surprises you with subtle humor which will tickle your funny bone. Watch for him as he has tries to play "good" husband" with perfection. The character played by Saba Qamar will remind you of Sridevi from 1997's blockbuster "Judaai" who is lured by elite society of Delhi. Deepak Dobriyal is mindblowing. The actor just adds spark to the film every time he appears on-screen. Amrita Singh does about okay.

Overall, "Hindi Medium" is electrifying that boast of lot of humor and laugh to keep you entertained. Good 3/5

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