Magazine article Screen International

Sony Pictures Boards Indian Comedy '102 Not Out' with Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor

Magazine article Screen International

Sony Pictures Boards Indian Comedy '102 Not Out' with Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor

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Two veterans star together for first time in 27 years.

Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor

Sony Pictures International Productions has boarded Indian comedy 102 Not Out, directed by Umesh Shukla and starring two veterans of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor.

Sony is co-producing the film with Shukla’s Benchmark Pictures and Treetop Entertainment and will also handle worldwide distribution. The film is scheduled for global release on May 4, 2018.

Based on Saumya Joshi’s Gujarati-language play of the same name, the film revolves around a father-son relationship with Bachchan playing the 102-year-old father and Kapoor playing his sprightly 75-year-old son.

The film marks the first time in 27 years that the two stars have worked together after co-starring in Hindi-language classics such as Kabhie Kabhie, Naseeb and Ajooba. …

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