Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is celebrating her 32nd birthday on Wednesday, April 24. On the occasion of the same, his fans were treated with a piece of good news which said that the Bollywood powerhouse is pairing up with 'Simmba' actress Sara Ali Khan for the first time in the adaptation of the timeless comedy 'Coolie No. 1'.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and made the announcement. In a recent post, he revealed that Varun's father David Dhawan has reunited with filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani for the project which is scheduled to go on floors on in August, this year.
"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.
Here's the post:
There were speculations that Sara, who made her Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor 2018's venture 'Kedarnath', would be playing the female lead opposite Varun in the modern adaptation of the hit comedy. However, there was no confirmation on the same before this.
The original film starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the lead and was directed by Varun's father and filmmaker David Dhawan. As per media reports, David will direct the upcoming film as well while Vashu Bhagnani, who bankrolled the 1995 classic comedy, will also produce the upcoming venture.
This will be the second collaboration of Varun Dhawan with father David Dhawan after the 2017 hit film 'Judwaa 2'.
Meanwhile, Varun's recent film 'Kalank' which also starred Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt, in the lead released recently. The Abhishek Verman's directorial is said to be a tale of eternal love. Jointly produced by Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala, and Fox Star Studios, the film was one of the most-anticipated ventures of the year. However, it tanked at the Box office.
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