Recent reports suggest that David Dhawan is all set to recreate the magic of his blockbuster Coolie No 1.
It is being said that the remake will have Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan in the lead roles.
“Varun and Sara will share screen space in the former’s first home production. It will be directed by David Dhawan, who had also helmed the original. This will be the first film to roll out under their banner The One Entertainment. The team wanted a new jodi for the comedy and the Dhawans felt Sara would be apt for it,” a source close to the development revealed.
Interestingly, the makers brought Sara on board even before the release of her debut film, Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath.
“They were in talks for some time and had approached her even before Kedarnath hit the marquee. The idea is to adapt the original and modernise it,” the insider informed.
Sara is likely to get a meatier role in the remake, than Karisma got in the original. “The makers are changing the character sketch a bit and making it even more prominent in the remake,” the source said.
Recent reports also suggest that Varun Dhawan might play the role of Dhirubhai Ambani in the Salman Khar starrer Bharat.
Earlier, there were reports that Varun Dhawan will make a cameo in the film, however, the extent of his role was not mentioned anywhere.
Now, there are reports doing the rounds that Varun Dhawan will be portraying young Dhirubhai Ambani in the film.
Apparently, Varun will play a young Dhirubhai Ambani in the film.
Varun, who has almost finished shooting for Abhishek Varman’s period drama Kalank, also has Remo D’Souza’s dance film in the pipeline.
The actor will work at breakneck speed to wrap up his professional commitments by April, so that he can kick off the Coolie No 1 remake in July.
The makers are looking at a festival release in the first half of next year.