Coolie No. 1 was a cult classic that featured one of Bollywood’s most-loved jodi – Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. And just like any other successful movie in the past, this film is also getting its remake. David Dhawan is reviving the magic with Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan in the lead for Coolie No. 1(2020).
While their fans are excited to see Sara and Varun on the big screen together, many were eager to know how veteran actor Govinda felt about it. Govinda never reacted on the news but finally opened up about it during the Filmfare Awards. The actor wished the team of Coolie. No 1 good luck for the film.
Speaking to Zoom Tv, Govinda said, ” A lot of films are getting remakes and whenever I am on a tour, I have many people tell me how some actors look like me so it is good. May God bless Varun to take up this role that I played in Coolie No. 1. “
Varun has always been a big fan of Govinda and has often expressed his gratitude to be able to step into his shoes for Coolie No. 1. Taling about the same, Govinda said, “A lot of actors take inspiration from the veteran superstars and try and find some similarity between them and the megastar. And I think this is very good. In the start of my career even I did the same. I wish them all the luck for their career.”
Earlier, Varun also opened up about working with his father, David Dhawan on a full-on masala potboiler. Speaking to Hindustan Times, Varun said “I really wanted to do a massy film after Judwaa 2 (2017). And working on an out-and-out commercial movie with dad is fantastic. He is the captain of the ship, who makes us have the most fun. Coolie No. 1 is an extremely massy film.”
Coolie No 1. releases on May 1 and will clash with Hollywood film Black Widow starring Scarlette Johansson. The original film featuring Govinda, Karishma Kapoor, Kader Khan, Shakti Kapoor and Tiku Talsania in pivotal roles, released back in 1995.