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Asif Kapadia to direct Irrfan Khan in new film about Pakistani affair

Collaboration: Asif Kapadia cast Irrfan Khan in his first feature, The Warrior (Reuters)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

OSCAR-WINNING British Asian director Asif Kapadia is to make a film about a disastrous adulterous affair among the Pakistani elite with Indian star Irrfan Khan, according to reports today (18). “Moth Smoke” is being adapted from the debut novel of Pakistan-born writer Mohsin Hamid about a social misfit who begins an affair with his best friend’s wife against the backdrop of nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998. “I have been eagerly waiting for something on which I could work with Asif again,” Khan told the film industry bible Variety as the project was unveiled at the Cannes film…

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