Hindi Medium 2 joins Bollywood franchise films that are going bigger with a new director

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The much loved 2017 film Hindi Medium is getting a sequel in 2018 and a time jump — part two takes place 10 years after part one — and, most importantly, a new director. This follows other franchise films, such as Tiger Zinda Hai, Rock On 2, Dhoom 3, Dabangg 2, and Naam Shabana also being helmed by a director who didn’t make the original movie.

Ever since the news came out this week that filmmaker Homi Adajania will direct Hindi Medium 2, expectations have been soaring as to whether he’d be able to match the benchmark set by Saket Chaudhary, who directed the first part. Several more franchise films will release or go on the floors this year with a different direct