This Article is From Apr 22, 2015

Irrfan Khan Says Inferno Co-Star Tom Hanks is 'Wonderful Actor'

Irrfan Khan Says Inferno Co-Star Tom Hanks is 'Wonderful Actor'

Irrfan said that he is looking forward to working with Tom Hanks.

Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan is back after to India after his week-long trip to Budapest, where he went to prepare for his role in Hollywood venture Inferno. He said that the visit was "fruitful" as he even met actor Tom Hanks, who will reprise the role of Professor Robert Langdon, in the third film from Dan Brown's book series. Irrfan also said that he is now looking forward to working with the team.

"My trip to Budapest was very fruitful. I went there for a week. It was good to meet the entire cast of the film. Tom and I along with the director and other cast members did some script reading and I also got to almost finalise the look and feel of my character," Irrfan said in a statement. (Also Read: Irrfan Khan to Star in Tom Hanks' Inferno)

Meeting the Forrest Gump actor was an experience in itself for Irrfan, who has earlier starred in international projects like Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi and The Amazing Spider-Man. He will also be seen in Jurassic World, which will release on June 12 in India.

"I personally feel Tom is a wonderful actor and amazing person. I met him for a brief time but I look forward to work with him once the shooting starts in couple of weeks," he added.

Inferno will be directed by Ron Howard.