New Delhi: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has announced her next big project. The tall and talented star will be seen in the official Hindi adaptation of Hollywood blockbuster 'The Intern'. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will play the lead opposite Deepika in the movie.
She announced the movie on her social media and Rishi Kapoor too shared it on Twitter. She wrote: Thrilled to present my next! The Indian adaptation of #TheIntern A 2021 release!
Presented by @_KaProductions @warnerbrosindia and @iAmAzure See you at the movies! @chintskap
Thrilled to present my next!
The Indian adaptation of #TheIntern
A 2021 release!
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) January 27, 2020
Moving on to yet another journey with the Indian adaptation of #TheIntern with @deepikapadukone ! Produced by @SunirKheterpal and #DeepikaPadukone for @iAmAzure & @_KaProductions in collaboration with @warnerbrosindia @DenzD pic.twitter.com/wuPq8caN4H
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) January 27, 2020
The film will release in 2021 and Deepika is one of the producers. It will be presented by Warner Brothers India, KA Productions and Azure Entertainment.
2015 Hollywood film 'The Intern' starred Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway and Rene Russo in lead roles. 2018 Kannada film 'Hottegagi Genu Battegagi' was inspired by 'The Intern' and starred Anant Nag, Radhika Chetan and Gitanjali Rai in pivotal parts.
Deepika was last seen in 'Chhapaak', a film by Meghna Gulzar. It was based on the real-life incident of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The film also marked her maiden production venture.