Coolie No.1 returns! Varun Dhawan to star in the remake?

Varun Dhawan to step into the shoes of Govinda in the remake of 1995 iconic film Coolie No 1

Varun Dhawan Coolie No.1 returns! Varun Dhawan to star in the remake? Source : Press

Filmmakers root for remakes that are often a fail-safe gamble to ride over the success of the original. However, comprehending the present Bollywood statistics to re-establish the original's vision in a remake is significantly challenging.

As Varun Dhawan's brother Rohit Dhawan is venturing into production with Dhawan family launching their own production house, reports about their first project is already doing the rounds. The Dhawan family's production house is reportedly named as No 1 Entertainment.

As per the latest reports, Dhawans are all set to roll out their first project, which is touted to be David Dhawan's directorial starring Varun Dhawan in the lead role. Further reports state that David Dhawan's first project is the remake of Coolie No 1 which originally released in 1995 starring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor.

David Dhawan recorded huge box office numbers in his previous directorial like Main Tera Hero and Judwaa 2 starring his son Varun Dhawan. Given the history of successful films churned out by David Dhawan and Varun Dhawan's proven dexterity, a remake of Coolie No 1 seems to be promising with the latter stepping into the shoes of Govinda. The filmmaker will soon begin his hunt for a female protagonist for the remake, which is scheduled to go on floors in 2019.

Earlier, it was reported that David Dhawan has roped in Sara Ali Khan to play the female lead in the remake, however, a report in a leading daily states that the script for the film is still underway. It is only after finalizing the script; the makers will look out for an actress.

However, whether or not the remake can surpass the merits set by the original only time can tell.