In the remake of Coolie No 1, Varun Dhawan will play the role of Govinda, while Sara Ali Khan will essay the role of Karishma Kapoor. The shooting of the film will begin in August.
Sources revealed that Shikha Talsania will play role of Sara’s sister. She will be the supporting lead actress of the film.
A source said: “In the original film this part was played by an actress Kanchan. The producers and director were looking for a bubbly actress for this role who may also look like Sara’s sister on the screen. After the audition and screen test of many actresses, the makers felt Shikha Talsania was most suitable for the role.”
Shikha Talsania is known for Wake Up Sid (2009), Veere Di Wedding (2018) and Project 11 (2011).
Meanwhile, Varun Dhawan, who is busy shooting for Remo D’Souza directorial ‘Street Dancer 3D’, has refuted reports claiming that an entire VT station (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station) has been recreated in London for filming ‘Coolie No. 1’ remake.
The reports have alleged that the film could not be shot at Mumbai VT station due to security concerns, and subsequently, a VT station was created in London.