It's official! Varun Dhawan-Sara Ali Khan to step in Govinda-Karisma Kapoor's shoes for Coolie No 1 remake

The original film, Coolie No 1 starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the lead and was directed by Varun's father and filmmaker David Dhawan.

Varun Dhawan-Sara Ali Khan in Coolie No 1 remake
By: Aashu Mishra
Updated: 24 Apr 2019 11:24 AM
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Sara Ali Khan- Varun Dhawan in the remake of Coolie No 1
  • The movie was announced on Varun Dhawan's birthday
  • The original starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the lead
Bollywood powerhouse Varun Dhawan turns a year older today and on the special day, there's some good news for the actor's fans!

Varun is teaming up with Sara Ali Khan for the first time in the adaptation of the timeless comedy 'Coolie No. 1'.


Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter handle.

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"IT'S OFFICIAL... After 25 years, David Dhawan and Vashu Bhagnani reunite to adapt their timeless comedy #CoolieNo1... Stars Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan... Shoot begins Aug 2019... #CoolieNo1 is David-Varun's next collaboration, after the super successful #Judwaa2," he wrote.



The film is expected to go on floors in August, this year. Other details about the movie are kept under wraps.

There were speculations that Sara, who made her Bollywood debut with 2018's 'Kedarnath', would be playing the female lead opposite Varun in the modern adaptation of the hit comedy.

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The original movie starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the lead

The original film, which starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the lead, was directed by Varun's father and filmmaker David Dhawan.

David will direct the upcoming film and it will be produced by Vashu Bhagnani, who also bankrolled the 1995 classic comedy.

This will be the second collaboration between David and Varun after the 2017 hit film 'Judwaa 2'.

Varun was last seen in the recently released 'Kalank', while Sara last starred in 'Simmba'.

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