Varun Dhawan knows my cinema & he will come well prepared on sets: David Dhawan on the remake of Coolie No.1
David Dhawan opens up on Coolie No.1 and how his son is apt for the role as he understands his brand of cinema. Read on!
As we speak, Varun Dhawan is a very busy actor, having a series of films in his kitty but one film that is keeping everyone most excited is the remake of Coolie No. 1 by daddy David Dhawan. Now, we all know that Varun Dhawan is a versatile actor and that he can slip into any character with ease, and just as he enchanted us with this roles in films such as October, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Kalank, among others, we are sure Coolie No. 1 is going to be another milestone in his career.
While the film will go on floors in a couple of months, David Dhawan started the No.1 franchise with Coolie No. 1 back in the 90s and talking about roping in his son, Varun Dhawan, in place of the iconic Govinda, David Dhawan was all praises for his son as he said, “No one expected Varun to get into this mold of acting but he is very hard-working, understands my cinema and delivers what I want. Coolie No. 1 is going to be great fun.” Being a director, David Dhawan knows that to live up and match to the level of Govinda will be difficult but he is sure that Varun Dhawan will come well prepared on sets. “I know Varun will come well prepared. My brand of cinema is not easy as it’s difficult to make people laugh, and Varun knows it too,” informed David Dhawan. Prior to Coolie No.1, the father-son duo were seen together in Main Tera Hero co-starring Nargis Fakri and Ileana D’Cruz.
Coolie No.1 will hit the screens on May 1, 2020 wherein Varun will be seen romancing Sara Ali Khan for the first time. When David was asked as to what is new and fresh about the film, he said, “I want to make a film people can see again and again. Also Varun and Sara are a fresh pair.” Alongside Sara and Varun, Paresh Rawal is also part of the film as the actor will be playing the part of Kader Khan. Besides Coolie No. 1, Varun Dhawan will next be seen in Remo D’Souza’s Street Dancer 3D opposite Shraddha Kapoor.