Coolie No 1 is one of the most anticipated comedy movies in Bollywood this year. Marking the first time on-screen couple of Sara Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan, Coolie No 1 is David Dhawan's official remake of his 1996 original. Set to release in a couple of months at the Indian box office, Coolie No 1 might just become one of the biggest movies this year owing to the star cast and crew behind it. Without much ado, from Coolie No 1 release date to Coolie No 1 cast, here is everything you need to know about the Bollywood movie.
Coolie No 1 release date / Coolie No 1 release date in India
Update 2: Filming for Coolie No 1 (2020) has been completed. Editing and dubbing have been completed, and VFX is almost complete. Post-production work including mixing and DI are pending.
Update: Much like other Bollywood films, Coolie No 1 (2020) release has been pushed indefinitely because of COVID-19 outbreak. Stay tuned for updates.
Coolie No 1 release date in India is May 1, 2020, a day after MCU Phase 4's first movie - Black Widow. Coolie No 1 is the remake of the David Dhawan film of the same name, and comes almost 25 years after the original.
As for the Coolie No 1 production timeline, David Dhawan announced back in March 2018 that a remake of his original film would be released soon, with son Varun Dhawan in the lead role. In March 2019, Sara Ali Khan was signed on as the female lead, followed by first look on May 1, 2019.
Update: Coolie No 1 shooting schedule has officially ended. The post-production schedule will begin soon with promotions, teasers, trailers, and interviews in the coming weeks.
Update 2: Coolie No 1 dubbing has been completed, despite the Coronavirus shutdown in India.
Coolie No 1 cast
Coolie No 1 (2020) cast includes a lot of popular names from Bollywood, including new entrants as well as veteran actors. Coolie No 1 actually marks the first time pairing of Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan.
Other members of the cast, according to IMDB, include actors Vikas Verma, Anil Dhawan, Nalneesh Neel, Sahil Vaid, Rajat Rawail, Bharti Achrekar, and Ashrut Jain.
Coolie No 1 story / Coolie No 1 plot
Coolie No 1 is a romantic comedy Bollywood movie, an official remake of the 1995 movie of the same name. Based on that information, Coolie No 1 will likely borrow most of the story/plot from the original.
To recall, the original Coolie No 1 is the story of Shaadiram Gharjode, a matchmaker, who is humiliated by Hoshiyar Chand, when he goes to talk about the marriage of Chand's daughters.
Gharjode collaborates with a coolie Raju who helps him teach Chand a lesson. However, as happens in Bollywood comedies, Raju ends up getting caught in the trap of romance and hilarity ensues.
Coolie No 1 crew
Coolie No 1 crew includes some big names. Coolie No 1 is veteran Bollywood director David Dhawan's 44th film in his career and also one of his numerous remakes. Coolie No 1 (2020) is being helmed by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, and Deepshikha Deshmukh.
Other than that, Coolie No 1 script has been written by Farhad Samji, while Screenplay is by Rumi Jaffrey. Coolie No 1 music has been provided by musician duo Anand-Milind. Cinematography is by Ravi K Chandran, Production Design by Rajat Poddar, and Visual Effects by Rajeev Rajasekharan.
Coolie No 1 First Look
The first look for Coolie No 1 (2020) was released in 2019 showing Varun Dhawan dressed up as a railway station coolie. The poster also emphasises the fact that this is director David Dhawan's 45th Bollywood film.
Coolie No 1 Trailer
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