Varun Dhawan And Sara Ali Khan Starrer ‘Coolie No.1’ To Release In Theatres On New Year?
Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer 'Coolie No. 1' was scheduled to release on May 1, 2020
Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer ‘Coolie No. 1‘ was scheduled to release on May 1, 2020. However, it’s release was pushed forward due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, reports suggest that the much-awaited movie may have a theatrical release on the New Year of 2021.
‘Coolie No. 1’ is not the first Bollywood project to postpone its release due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the uncertainty of the lockdown, many filmmakers have seen it fit to move the release date of their projects forward. The reports also suggest that the decision to move the release date forward was unanimous.
Moreover, it has also been reported that the idea behind the theatrical release is to ‘enter the New Year with laughter’. Varun Dhawan’s Mr Lele is also set for release around a similar time frame. While Sooryavanshi and 83 have also announced their release dates, they could be affected if the COVID-19 cases keep increasing in the country. For now, the release dates are tentative and depend on how the COVID-19 situation develops.
Reports also suggest that the makers of ‘Coolie No. 1’ received offers to release the film on platforms like Hotstar and Amazon. However, filmmaker David Dhawan made the final call, deciding to wait and release the movie in theaters. There have been no further details regarding the same.
Coolie No.1 stars Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles. The David Dhawan film is a remake of the 1995 movie of the same name which starred Govinda and Karishma Kapoor.