- "That's the next challenge," Varun Dhawan said about the remake
- "I'm ready to take up," he added
- Varun Dhawan co-stars with Sara Ali Khan in the remake
Actor Varun Dhawan is "uncontrollably excited" about the remake of Coolie No. 1, and says it is his new challenge. Varun will be stepping into the shoes of veteran actor Govinda, who featured in the 1995 film, which was directed by Varun's father David Dhawan. David is on board to helm the remake as well.
"I feel honoured, grateful and uncontrollably excited to be a part of the remake! That's the next challenge that I'm ready to take up," Varun told IANS.
Actress Sara Ali Khan will be filling in for Karisma Kapoor from the original. Produced by Vashu Bhagnani, the remake will release on May 1 next year.
What's keeping him busy at the moment?
"These days I am really busy on the sets of Street Dancer 3D. I'm super excited for it."
Apart from the film world, Varun, associated with Skybags, also featured in the "Always A Star" campaign.
On the association with the brand, he said: "I am thrilled to be associated with a brand like Skybags. The bag you carry is like an accessory; the style and the brand both are important to stay in vogue today! I enjoy being the brand ambassador as it helps me connect directly with the young audience."
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.