The trailer of Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan’s upcoming film, Coolie No. 1, just released and it’s got everyone talking. The film also stars Paresh Ravel, Javed Jaffrey, Rajpal Yadav, and Johnny Lever, and honestly, that just sounds like a hilarious set of people. It’s also the 45th directorial debut of David Dhawan who was also at the helm of the original film starring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor.
The trailer starts off with an introduction to Varun Dhawan who is shown as a mega-rich man who owns Asia’s biggest port and the Burj Khalifa! But we already know that he’s an impersonator who is actually a coolie trying to con Paresh Rawal. Then we meet a bikini-clad Sara Ali Khan who is pretty much only seen dancing next to Dhawan. And finally, we meet Dhawan’s street smart twin, played by Dhawan again.
After watching the trailer, all I can think of is why did this film have to be remade? No one can impersonate Govinda, he’s a legend and it’s hard to match up to his persona. With such big shoes to fill, Varun seems to be trying hard but fails miserably. All I can hope is that the movie is better than the sneak peek we’ve just seen and does at least some justice to the original.
Coolie No.1 was earlier set to release on the 1st of May but with the theatres being shut, it is now all set to release on Amazon Prime Video on the 25th of December, 2020.
Like always, Twitter is already flooded with reactions and we’ve got some of the best ones for you. Scroll ahead:
— Neeshantt🎭 (@thenishantrana) November 28, 2020
— Javed (@JoySRKian_2) November 28, 2020
— Adorable 😎🔰 (@adbhutnari) November 28, 2020
— Siddharth Singh (@Siddharth_sss) November 28, 2020
Did anyone else get a headache and a feeling of existential crisis after watching #CoolieNo1Trailer ?
— Pallav Mohan (@CameraShots101) November 28, 2020
— Eternal MOD ❼ (@Shubh4_all) November 28, 2020
Honestly, anyone who watched the original Coolie No. 1 knows what a generation cult film it is and we hope that the remake doesn’t ruin it. All the best to Sara and Varun for their upcoming release, let’s see what the audience finally says when it hits our laptop screens!
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