Earlier than French actor Omar Sy was often known as Lupin all over the world, he received hearts within the critically and commercially acclaimed French Buddy-Comedy, The Intouchables – a narrative of two grown males coming collectively from starkly totally different backgrounds to assist one another overcome totally different points of their life holding them again.
An on the spot basic, The Intouchables has discovered a brand new house with its Hindi adaptation being kicked off by Karan Johar and Guneet Monga Kapoor, the visionary producers behind the massively profitable and critically acclaimed movie KILL. Dharma Productions and Sikhya Leisure have as soon as once more united their inventive forces to carry this iconic French movie to the Indian audiences. This marks the fourth collaboration between the 2 filmmaking powerhouses, following the unbelievable success of their maiden manufacturing, KILL, which made waves following its World Premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant final month.
Set to be directed by Collin D’Cunha, the movie is an element of a bigger inventive synergy that was introduced in Could 2023 between Karan Johar‘s Dharma Productions and Guneet Monga Kapoor’s Sikhya Leisure.
The Intouchables, was initially launched in 2011 and was directed by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, obtained widespread approval for its touching narrative and excellent performances by François Cluzet and Omar Sy within the lead roles. The Hindi adaptation goals to recreate the magic of the unique whereas including a novel contact that resonates with Indian audiences.
Commenting on this thrilling enterprise, Karan Johar expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “Working on The Intouchables is a creative challenge and a thrilling opportunity. We are committed to bringing the essence of this beloved French film to the Indian audience while infusing it with our cultural sensibilities. Collaborating with Guneet once again is an exciting prospect, and I am confident that this project will touch the hearts of viewers across the country.”
Guneet Monga Kapoor shared her pleasure, stating, “The Intouchables is iconic and one of the most celebrated films around the world. It is very exciting to be able to bring that to India and Hindi audiences. After a high-octane, action packed, KILL we are laying our hands at dramedy which signifies the range of the spectrum of our collaboration with Dharma which we are incredibly excited about!”
Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Dharma Productions, expressed his confidence within the venture, stating, “The partnership between Dharma Productions and Sikhya Entertainment has been marked by creativity, innovation, and a shared commitment to delivering exceptional cinema. ‘The Intouchables’ adaptation is a step forward to our dedication to storytelling, and bringing unique stories to the forefront”.
Director Collin D’Cunha shared his enthusiasm for helming this venture, saying, “Directing ‘The Intouchables‘ adaptation is an incredible honour for me as a filmmaker. The original film left an indelible mark on audiences worldwide, and I am honored to have the opportunity to bring this story to life for Indian viewers. Working with Karan Johar, Guneet Monga, and the entire team is something I’m greatly excited for and looking forward to”.
Concluding their ideas, Achin Jain, COO and producer, Sikhya Leisure, stated, “To be adapting this iconic film that has already found such immense love and acclaim internationally is definitely a huge leap forward in our alliance. We are eager to bring this heartwarming dramedy to India”.