Sara Ali khan and Varun Dhawan’s upcoming movie ‘Coolie no.1’ is to be released soon. Recently the trailer of the movie was launched which is trending and is on the top spot on the YouTube. The trailer has now reached over 50 million views just in two days. The film is the rebooted version of the classic comedy of errors with a coolie assuming the identity of a millionaire to woo his girlfriend and impress her obsessively status-conscious father. In the movie there is a nostalgic references to the hit tunes of the original cult-classic which was also directed by David Dhawan and produced by Pooja entertainment. The viewers are excited to see this rebooted version of the movie.
Johnny Lever, Javed Jaffrey, Paresh Rawal and Rajpal Yadav appreciated the comic timing of Varun Dhawan. It has been an inspiration to the countless tweets, memes and hilarious comments. Prior the release of the movie the die-hard fans of Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali khan and David Dhawan are calling the film a ‘blockbuster’, a ‘laugh riot’ and a ‘roller coaster ride’.
The film is expected to stream in Amazon prime on December 25, but the exhibitors are keen to bring the film on the large screen after a long pause to the screens. According to the industry insiders, Pooja entertainment’s blockbuster movie has made exhibitors excited to bring cast the movie on the screen and also to bring back the audience to the theatres. Exhibitors feels that the feel-good music deserves a big screen.
The OTT fans may register record breaking views if the film releases on Amazon prime. Many fans of Sara and Varun wish to watch the film on silver screen. The overwhelming response to the trailer has left no doubt that the audience is going to shower love on the movie. The movie ‘Coolie no. 1’ is made to be enjoyed with family and friends and this was what the exhibitors are looking forward to.
This film is the 45th film of David Dhawan . Also it marks 25 years of heritage production house Pooja entertainment which is entertaining viewers from 1995. The speculation is whether the makers will manage a simultaneous release of the film in theatres and also on Amazon prime. If this happens, it will become the new normal in the post-pandemic entertainment industry.
OTT platforms are right now buzzing with new content while theatres are parched for big films, ‘Coolie No. 1’ could be their door to a semblance of the good, old days. With multiplexes and OTT platforms guarding their turf for now, possibly by December 25, they will both yield a little to share the spoils. Coolie No. 1 could just be the Christmas gift for everyone.