Paresh Rawal playing Sara Ali Khan’s father in Varun Dhawan’s Coolie No.1

Fans were ecstatic to learn that David Dhawan was remaking Govinda and Karisma Kapoor starrer Coolie No. 1 (1995). Things got a lot more exciting when it was announced that the upcoming film will star Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan in the lead. Now, that actor Paresh Rawal, who has been part of several comedies in the past, has joined the cast of the upcoming Varun Dhawan – Sara Ali Khan starrer.

The cast is set to start shooting for the film in August and in Bangkok, capital city of Thailand, now, this report has revealed that Paresh is playing Sara Ali Khan’s father in the film, much like how late actor Kader Khan played Karisma Kapoor’s father in the 1995 film, Coolie No. 1. Well, if true, one couldn’t have asked for a better actor to step into the shoes of Kader Khan’s part.

“After wrapping up the overseas shoot, the team flies to Goa to finish another big schedule of the film. He plays the role of Sara’s father, Hoshiyar Chand, Hoshiyar Chand, and the humour in the film revolves around his part. While the role in the original film was more in the orthodox zone, the new one has been tweaked as per modern sensibilities,”.

The report also revealed that the Bangkok schedule will be 20 days long and other actors, who are part of the cast will join Sara, Varun and Paresh Rawal in Thailand’s captial city. “The story template of a coolie caught between two girls remains the same, but the cast and the screenplay have been tweaked,” the source added. Rumours are also abuzz that Bharat actress Disha Patani will play the other girl in the film and Sara Ali Khan’s sister. However, there has been no official confirmation on the same. 


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