Last seen in URI: The Surgical Strike, actor Paresh Rawal will next be seen in the remake of Coolie No. 1 starring Sara Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan. If the reports are to be believed, Paresh will be essaying the role of Kader Khan‘s character from the original flick.

For the uninitiated, Kader Khan played Karisma Kapoor’s father in Coolie No. 1. The remake will see Varun and father David Dhawan reuniting on the work front after Judwaa 2. The film is going to star Sara Ali Khan opposite Varun. Earlier, talking about the same, Varun told a daily that even though it’s a remake of the old film that featured Govinda and Karisma Kapoor, the story is not exactly the same. He said that the audience should expect a lot of twists in the original story as writer Farhad Samji has added many new things in the narrative.

Taking to his Instagram handle, Varun shared the release date of his upcoming movie as he shared the picture of his character’s badge and captioned it, “Aaj ka Din , Agle Saal Aega Coolie No.1 – Hoga Kamaal (This day, next year Coolie No. 1 will be out and about)!!! Coolie No.1 releases on May 1, 2020 #DavidDhawan @Saraalikhan95 #VashuBhagnani @pooja_ent #1YearForCoolieNo.1″ (sic).

Paresh Rawal, on the other hand, was earlier in news for having tweeted an appeal to Indian news channels to not invite any Pakistani or Indian terrorist sympathizer on their show following the attack in Pulwama in February this year. actor and member of Parliament, Paresh, who is well-known for his roles in Bollywood movies, had taken to his Twitter page to even poke fun at Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar for his comment on the speech of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan after the Pulwama terror attack.

Next, he was in news for being replaced by BJP for contesting the on-going Lok Sabha Elections from Ahmedabad-East Lok Sabha constituency. Paresh Rawal had earlier said that he wished to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “I had told the party four-five months ago that I do not want to contest the elections. But, ultimately it is the party’s decision,” he had said.