Amitabh Bachchan reunites with 'Piku' co-star Deepika Padukone in 'The Intern'
New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone recently took to Instagram to share the first look poster of the much-awaited Indian adaption of the American drama-comedy film 'The Intern'. The intriguing poster with a yellow background and silhouette of the two main characters encouraged immense excitement among fans.
After Piku, Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan are all set to share the screen space again. This time, Amitabh and Deepika will be seen in the Indian adaptation of the Hollywood film, The Intern. Earlier, late actor Rishi Kapoor was supposed to play the role. He passed away last year after battling with cancer for two long years.
On her official Instagram, Deepika shared the first poster of the film. The poster was in yellow and white font. She shared the poster with the caption that read, “What an absolute honour to be collaborating with one of my most special co-star again! Welcoming @amitabhbachchan to the Indian adaptation of #TheIntern.”
The original version of 'The Intern', released in 2015, featured Hollywood actors Robert de Niro and Anna Hathaway. The story is about a 70-year-old widower who becomes a senior intern at an online fashion website and he forms an unlikely friendship with the company's CEO.
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The crew will start shooting for the remake in November 2021, aiming for a release in summer 2022. The Amit Ravindernath Sharma directorial is produced by Sunir Kheterpal and Deepika Padukone. Now it remains to be seen whether Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone will be able to recreate the magic of the original.