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30 May, 2023
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Big B Replaces Rishi Kapoor in Hindi Adaptation of The Hollywood Film ‘The Intern’

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone took to her official Instagram account and shared the first look of her film ‘The Intern.’ The actor wrote, “What an absolute honour to be collaborating with one of my most special co-stars again! Welcoming @amitabhbachchan to the Indian adaptation of #TheIntern.”

Earlier, Actor Rishi Kapoor was roped in for the project, but after the late actor’s sudden demise, makers have decided to cast actor Amitabh Bachchan for the role. The yellow-coloured poster has the lead actor’s names written in bold letters and shows both the character’s silhouettes walking towards each other.

The film is a Hindi adaption of the 2015 Hollywood film ‘The Intern’ starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, and Rene Russon. The film’s story revolves around a 70-year old retired person who seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site and instantly becomes popular among his younger co-workers, including the founder of the company. The comedy-drama is available on Amazon Prime Video, in case you want to watch the original film. 

On 27th January 2020, actor Deepika Padukone announced that she would produce the Indian adaptation of the Hollywood film ‘The Intern’. She will essay the lead role originally played by actor Anne Hathaway. 

Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan have already worked together in Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. The duo essayed a father-daughter relationship on screen, and they were much loved by everyone for their effortless tuning with each other. 

Apart from the film The Intern, Deepika and Big B will also be reuniting for Nag Ashwin’s Next (Untitled). The film also stars Prabhas.

Both the actors have a long list of upcoming projects; Padukone has films like ’83’ with her husband Ranveer Singh, ‘Pathan’ along with Shahrukh Khan, John Abraham, and Siddharth Anand directed film ‘Fighter’ alongside Hrithik Roshan. 

Actor Amitabh Bachchan will be next seen in films like ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Goodbye,’ ‘Jhund’ and ‘May Day.’

The Indian Adaptation of ‘The Intern’ will hit the theaters in summer 2022. 

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