MUMBAI MIRROR (May 19, 2017)

Irrfan Khan will play the lead in Oscar-winner Asif Kapadia’s next, a screen adaptation of Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid’s novel Moth Smoke. Irrfan, Asif and producer Dina Dattani will introduce the film to buyers in Cannes. Set in 1998 against the backdrop of nuclear tests by India and Pakistan, the Lahorebased novel follows Darashikoh Shehzad, a social misfit who begins an affair with his best friend’s wife.