Amazon Prime Video has released the trailer of upcoming comedy film “Coolie No. 1”, which is the remake of the classic 1995 comedy of David Dhawan’s Coolie No. 1.
Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan are the lead actors of the film. The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Javed Jaffrey, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav and Shikha Talsania among others.
David Dhawan has directed the remake version as well. The film is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh.
The film is all set to spread some festive cheer this Christmas on Amazon Prime Video across 200 countries.
The director David Dhawan said, “These are truly exciting times for Indian entertainment,
said Director, David Dhawan.I am happy that our labour of love will be viewed by a global audience. Sara and Varun had big shoes to fill in and they have done a remarkable job. I’m looking forward to seeing the audience’s reaction to our film.”
The producer and chairman of Pooja Entertainment, Vashu Bhagnani said, “Our No 1 franchise has entertained generations for 25 years now. We started our journey of Pooja Entertainment with Coolie No 1 and it’s wonderful to celebrate these decades with its remake with a young cast of incredible actors like Varun and Sara. We are excited about bringing Coolie No 1 to audiences across the world through Amazon Prime Video for them to enjoy the film from the safety and comfort of their homes.”
Varun Dhawan said, “I have always loved the screenplay and the performances in the original Coolie No. 1. That’s one of the reasons this adaptation of the classic is so special to me. The preparation for this role was a great ride. As an actor, the humour play was a lot of fun to do.
“I had a wonderful experience working with Sara, who is extremely talented. We had an amazing time shooting for this film across exciting locations. I am very happy that viewers across the world will be able to enjoy Christmas with Coolie No. 1 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video,” he added.
On the occasion, Sara Ali Khan said, “Working on Coolie No. 1 has really been a dream come true. One has grown up listening to songs like Husn hai Suhana and Mirchi Lagi, and it’s surreal that I now feature in the reprised versions of these songs! Working with Varun was an amazing experience, as not only is he an impeccable actor but he is also an extremely considerate, helpful and motivating friend who always has your back on set.”
“Of course, working with David Sir was a sheer privilege as I truly believe he’s the king of this commercial, masala, family comedy genre. Everyday on set was a riot of fun, while at the same time one got to learn so much just by watching actors like Paresh sir, Rajpal sir, Johnny Sir, Bharti Maam, Javed Sir and even Saahil and Shikha. I’m so grateful to Jackie and Vashu Sir for giving me this opportunity, and supporting us so much through this film! I really am excited for this film to release, and I sincerely hope that we’re able to spread happiness and some much-needed Christmas cheer with this movie,” she added.
Check out the trailer here: