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Deepika Padukone-Rishi Kapoor to star in Bollywood remake of ‘The Intern’

After ‘Love Aaj Kal’, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be sharing screen space with multi-talented actress Deepika Padukone for the Hindi remake of Hollywood’s 2015 film ‘The Intern’.

Anne Hatheway and Robert De Niro starrer ‘The Intern’ is all set to get a Bollywood remake in 2021. Hollywood movie ‘The Intern’ released in 2015 to great collections and critical reviews. The fans have so far showered the film with great love. It is graduated to become of the cult-classics. The lighthearted comedy-drama will have Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in leading roles.  Besides acting in the film, Deepika’s Ka Productions will be teaming up with Sunil Khetarpal’s Azure Entertainment and Warner Bros India.

Deepika Padukone and Rishi Kapoor have been a part of Imtiaz Ali’s 2008 film ‘Love Aaj Kal’ along with Saif Ali Khan. Even though they didn’t exactly share screen-space, the two were fabulous in the film. Sharing the news of their next release, ‘Padmavat’ star and ‘Kapoor & Sons’ legendary actor surprised their fans on Twitter. They even added a logo of the upcoming film.

Talking about ‘The Intern’, Deepika said ‘The Intern’ is an intimate, relationship-driven film, set in and around the workplace; a story that I believe is very relevant to the present-day social and cultural environment. I have been looking for a light, breezy comedy-drama and this story fits in seamlessly. I cannot wait to begin this journey.’ Rishi Kapoor, too shared his excitement about the project stating the fact that ‘The Intern’ perfectly captures the modern-day workplace environment in India. He said the heart-warming film showcased relationships very beautifully.

The 2015 Hollywood film ‘The Intern’ collected $195 million worldwide and $119 million offshores. The film revolves around the story of a 70-year-old widower who discovered that life after retirement wasn’t all that great. To chase away boredom, he decided to join an online fashion site office as a Senior Intern.

It will be interesting to see ‘Chhapaak’ actress Deepika Padukone is a fun role after the serious representation of acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal in her last film. Also, Rishi Kapoor fans will get to see their favorite Chints Kap on the silver screen after his recovery from cancer. The star had been admitted in a hospital in New York for a large part of 2019 where he was being treated for Cancer.

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