Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has decided to reschedule his upcoming project featuring Irrfan Khan, considering the actor’s health issues.

Calling Irrfan, who is suffering from neuroendocrine tumour, a warrior the director said the team will wait for the actor to return from abroad, where he has gone for treatment.

“Irrfan is a warrior and we know he will conquer this battle. Therefore Deepika Padukone, Prernaa (producer) and I have decided to reschedule our film and start with renewed energy and celebration when our warrior returns as a winner,” Bhardwaj tweeted.

The director-actor duo have previously worked together in “Maqbool”, “7 Khoon Maaf” and “Haider”, while Deepika and Irrfan have earlier collaborated on “Piku”.

The yet to titled project will be produced by KriArj Entertainment and Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures.

The film was earlier scheduled to go on floors in February end.