PHOTO: Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan on Coolie No 1. set

#CELEBRITYNEWS: Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan will be sharing screen space for the first time in the remake of David Dhawan’s Coolie No 1. Varun took to Twitter recently to share a photo from the sets of the film. He is seen wearing a coolie’s outfit, with Sara sitting beside him. “Coolie ka pyaar,” Varun captioned the photo.

Varun Dhawan had, in an interview to mid-day, clarified that that there will be a lots changes in the new version of Coolie No. 1.

“It is not a remake. The film is an adaptation. While the screenplay remains the same. We are changing a lot of things, and it will be different from the original,” said Varun.

Varun also spoke about why he thought a new version of Coolie No.1 was a good idea and said that he was doing it because he hadn’t “seen such a wholesome entertainer in the last 15 years.”

“Also, I am doing it because I loved the screenplay. And being directed by dad is always great,” he said.

And the actor is all for the challenge of being compared to Govinda as Coolie No. 1 is one of the actor’s most popular comedies. “I am aware that there will be comparisons, that is why I have taken it up,” said Varun.

The original Coolie No. 1 had Govinda play the role of a coolie, who with the help of a spurned matchmaker, poses to be a millionaire to get married to a rich man’s daughter, played by Karisma Kapoor.


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