Coolie No. 1 is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by David Dhawan and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. A remake of the 1995 film of the same name which itself is a remake of the 1993 Tamil film Chinna Mapillai, the film stars Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan, with Paresh Rawal in a supporting role.
Mumbai: The Varun Dhawan-Sara Ali Khan starrer Coolie No. 1 is all set for an OTT release on Christmas, and there have been speculations that the mass entertainer might release in theatres, too.
Putting an end to all such speculations, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Saturday: “EXCLUSIVE… While #CoolieNo1 premieres on #Amazon this #Christmas, an update on its *theatrical* release… #India: Won’t release at single screens, puts all speculations to rest. #Overseas: No theatrical release, unlike #Laxmii [released in select markets simultaneously].”
Coolie No. 1, is a remake of the 1995 hit of the same name starring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. The film is directed by Varun’s father David Dhawan, and is set for premiere on an OTT platform during Christmas.
Mirchi Lagi Toh Teaser
The teaser of the new Coolie No 1 song titled Mirchi Lagi Toh is out and gives a sufficient glimpse of how Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan have given a style upgrade to the original song, featuring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. The song is a remix of Main Toh Raste Se Ja Raha Tha.
While the original song was shot at a street side market in Mumbai’s Chowpatty, the new song has been shot at a fancy mall with all things clean, nice and perfect. Unlike Karisma and Govinda, who dressed up in a sari and shirt-trousers in shades of brown respectively, Varun and Sara are seen grooving in a tee and trousers and a short dress, respectively, in pastel shades, in the recreated version.
The song was originally sung by Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu with music by Anand Milind and lyrics by Sameer. Lijo George – Dj Chetas have added their own punch to the original rendition with additional vocals by Sara and Poonam Tiwari.
Coolie No 1 will see Varun in place of Govinda and Sara in the place of Karisma.Helmed by David Dhawan, Coolie No 1 is a remake of his own 1995 film of the same name. It will premiere on Christmas (December 25) on Amazon Prime Video. Produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, and Deepshikha Deshmukh, the film also stars Paresh Rawal, Jaaved Jaaferi, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, and Shikha Talsania among others.
The makers had earlier released another romantic dance number Hussn Hai Sunaha, also a remix of a hit song from the original film. It was termed as a ‘fun tribute to the 90s’ and featured Varun shaking a leg with Sara at a luxury home.