Deepika Padukone and Rishi Kapoor To Co-Star In The Hindi Remake Of The Intern
Azure Entertainment and Warner Bros. India will be collaborating to produce the project
Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are all set to star in the Hindi remake of Hollywood movie The Intern. The news was announced by Azure Entertainment and Warner Bros. India who will be collaborating to produce the project. Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will be filling in the shoes of Robert De Niro and Anne Hathway for The Intern remake.
Sunir Kheterpal and Deepika Padukone will also be producing under the Azure Entertainment and Ka Productions banners. The remake is slated to hit the screens in 2021.
Rishi Kapoor said of the project, “The Intern is a very relevant film for the present-day Indian workplace milieu and it showcases human relationships beautifully. I am very excited to be working with Deepika and being a part of this heart-warming story. It is great that Warner Bros. and Azure are officially making this film in India.”
Deepika Padukone, who recently won the prestigious Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum 2020, added, “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.”
Sunir Kheterpal, Producer for Azure Entertainment also weighed in saying, “We are thankful to Warner Bros. and Nancy Meyers for entrusting us with the first-ever adaptation of The Intern outside of the US. Between Rishi Sir and Deepika, we have the perfect talent package to adapt this endearing Film”.
Denzil Dias, Managing Director for Warner Bros. India, added, “This is an exciting time for us to be partnering in local language production with the team at Azure, who are passionate about film and storytelling. The Intern has been at the top of our list for potential adaptations and this is an enviable talent packaging for the adaptation.”