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Veteran Actors Amitabh Bachchan & Rishi Kapoor Will Be Seen Reuniting on Screen After Nearly Twenty-Six Years

102 Not Out
Written by Poorva Tamhane
102 Not Out is an upcoming Hindi comedy drama film starring veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor directed by Umesh Shukla who has previously worked on the Indian drama film Oh My God. In the film, Amitabh Bachchan plays a 102-year-old father to Rishi Kapoor who plays his 75-year-old son. An important aspect of the film is the dream of the 102-year-old man to break the record for the oldest person in the world, which in the film, is held by a Chinese man.

102 Not Out is based on a Gujarati play of the same name that’s written by Saumya Joshi. It will be a treat to watch both the stars reuniting on the silver screen after a gap of nearly twenty-six years. They have been co-stars on classic films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Naseeb, Kabhie Kabhie and Ajooba.

Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan

Source – India West

Director Umesh Shukla has worked with Rishi Kapoor on his 2015 film All is Well which also starred Amitabh Bachchan’s actor son Abhishek Bachchan. Umesh says that it was a delight to work on the film with two veteran actors who know their craft. He also adds that the two were never exhausted during long shoots or make-up trials, as they had to make use of prosthetics to appear to be of a certain age.

Amitabh Bachchan will also been seen in another film, Thugs of Hindostan, whereas Rishi Kapoor is
busy shooting for Anubhav Sinha’s Mulk. 102 Not Out is scheduled to release on the 1st of December.

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