Fire Breaks out on the Sets of Varun & Sara’s ‘Coolie No 1’

The film is a remake of David Dhawan’s 1995 comedy.

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A poster for <i>Coolie No. 1</i>.
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A huge fire broke out on the sets of David Dhawan’s Coolie No. 1 remake starring Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan late on Tuesday night 10 September. The incident reportedly took place around 12:30 am at Filmistan Studio, Goregaon, Mumbai where the film has been shooting.

Police and fire brigades arrived at the scene immediately and the fire was brought under control soon enough. Most of the crew was not present at the set and there are no injuries or casualties, Byculla Fire Station confirmed. However, the set itself has suffered substantial damage. The cause of the fire has not yet been uncovered.

Coolie No 1 is an official remake of the 1995 film of the same name. The original comedy was also directed by David Dhawan and starred Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. Coolie No 1 is the first Varun and Sara are paired together on screen and the second time Varun is working with dad David. The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Rajat Rawail and Johnny Lever. It is set to release on 1 May, 2020.

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