Coolie No 1 is a 2020 Hindi Indian comedy film directed by David Dhawan and produced by Vasu Bhagnini. The remake of the 1995 film of the same name, which was itself a remake of the 1991 Telugu film of the same name, starred Paresh Rawal along with Parshu Rawal and actors Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan. Principal Photography started at the bank on August 8, 2019. The film was supposed to be released in theaters in India on May 1, 2020, but was postponed due to COVID-19 epidemic. Later, it was published on Amazon Prime Video on December 25, Christmas time.
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The film was set to be theatrically released in India on 1 May 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
But as the pandemic refused to slow down, the film was released directly on Amazon Prime Video on 25 December 2020, coinciding with Christmas.
Coolie No 1. After being insulted by a wealthy businessman named Rosario, Pandit Joy Kishen taught his daughter to marry Raju – Coolie posing as a millionaire. Soon Raju’s true identity is revealed, but he finds the story of a dirty rich twin. One lie leads to another and things start to get out of hand.
Pundit Joykishen has been humiliated by Jeffrey Rosario for not getting a rich matchmaker for his daughter Sarah. Jaikichen vowed to break Rosario’s ego and asked Raju to come in front of the railway station porter and pose as a rich man in Rosario. Soon they get married and Raju pretends that his father Mahendra Partap throws him out of the house and starts living in a small house with Sarah.
- Varun Dhawan as Raju Coolie/Kunwar Raj Pratap Singh: Sarah’s husband
- Sara Ali Khan as Sarah Rozario: Jeffrey’s daughter, Anju’s sister, Raju’s wife
- Paresh Rawal as Jeffrey Rozario: Sarah and Anju’s father
- Javed Jaffrey as Pandit Jai Kishen/Secretary Jackson
- Rajpal Yadav as Pintu: Sarah and Anju’s uncle, Jeffrey’s brother-in-law
- Johnny Lever as Inspector Jagjit Godbole
- Sahil Vaid as Deepak Verma: Raju’s best friend, Anju’s lover
- Shikha Talsania as Anjali “Anju” Rozario: Jeffrey’s daughter, Sarah’s sister, Deepak’s lover
- Vikas Verma as Mahesh Anand Pratap Singh
- Manoj Joshi as Manager
- Anil Dhawan as Mahendra Pratap Singh
- Bharati Achrekar as Dadi: Jeffrey’s mother, Sarah and Anju’s grandmother
- Rajat Rawail as Bell Boy
- Rakesh Bedi as Driver
- Shashi Kiran as Coolie
- Hemant Pandey as an owner of a shop
- Farhad Samji as Plumber
|Directed by||David Dhawan|
|Produced by||Vashu BhagnaniJackky BhagnaniDeepshikha Deshmukh|
|Based on||Coolie No. 1 by P. Kalaimani and Kader Khan|
|Starring||Varun Dhawan Sara Ali Khan|
Lijo George – DJ Chetas
Javed – Mohsin
|Cinematography||Ravi K. Chandran|
|Edited by||Ritesh Soni|
|Distributed by||Amazon Prime Video|
|Release date||25 December 2020|
|Running time||135 minutes|