Hindi Medium is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film, written by Zeenat Lakhani and directed by Saket Chaudhary. The film stars Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in the lead roles, with Deepak Dobriyal and Dishita Sehgal in supporting roles. The film tells the story of a couple who aspire to give their daughter the best education. The plot deals with social themes including education, parenting, class, social mobility, and language. It is a remake of 2015 Malayalam film Salt Mango Tree.
The film was released on 19 May 2017. Produced on a limited budget of ₹23 crore (US$3.2 million), the film became a sleeper hit in India and China. It is Irrfan Khan’s highest-grossing Hindi film, and the Bollywood debut of Pakistani actress Saba Qamar.
It has grossed more than ₹3.34 billion (US$46 million) at the box office, becoming one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. The film received six major nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, including Best Director for Choudhary, Best Actor (Critics) for Khan, Best Actress for Qamar, and Best Supporting Actor for Dobriyal. It won two Filmfare Awards, including Best Film and Best Actor for Khan.