Deepika Padukone To Star Opposite Amitabh Bachchan In ‘The Intern’ Remake
Mumbai: Deepika Padukone is all set to make her second collaboration with Big-B Amitabh Bachchan in the Hindi remake of Hollywood flick ‘The Intern’ after the movie Piku.
Deepika took to her Instagram to welcome Big- B on board ‘What an absolute honor to be collaborating with one of my most special co-star again! Welcoming @amitabhbachchan to the Indian adaptation of #TheIntern. Produced By: @_kaproductions @athenaenm @warnerbrosindia Co-Produced By: @pictureschrome Directed By @iamitrsharma’.
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Amitabh Bachchan has been cast in the role which was supposed to be played by Rishi Kapoor initially – Rishi Kapoor died on April 30 last year. After Rishi Kapoor’s death, an update on the film’s status was eagerly awaited.
Last year, Deepika Padukone announced the movie, Hindi remake of Hollywood hit ‘The Intern’ – in which Rishi Kapoor was to feature in the role originally played by Robert De Niro. Deepika was roped in for the role played by Anne Hathaway.
Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan were last seen together on-screen as daughter and father in Shoojit Sircar’s 2015 movie Piku.