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Eros International to remake Hero No. 1, Coolie No. 1 & Biwi No. 1. Will Varun Dhawan come on board?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 June 2016, 16:02 IST

As part of their strategic alliance with filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani's Puja Entertainment, Eros International is going to remake the three big 90s films --Hero No 1, Coolie No 1 andBiwi No 1.

Remaking the comedy series, more popularly known as the No. 1 series, is just one of the projects lined up to come out of the Eros International - Puja Entertainment partnership.

While the makers are planning new projects, the 1998 hit comedy, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Govinda, will also remade.

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This joint venture is a result of Eros International Media Limited acquiring 50% of stake in the veteran producer, Vashu Bhagnani's film company -- Puja Entertainment & Films Ltd.

The deal has also given Eros an access to the company's vast film library that includes films like -- Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, F.A.L.T.U. and Welcome To Karachi among others.

Confirming the news, trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitters and posted:

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Considering most of these films featured the commercial stars like Govinda and Salman Khan, the news of remaking these films brings a question mark on their casting.

And the very first name that comes to mind is Varun Dhawan.

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Varun Dhawan in a still from Main Tera Hero (a movie still)

The actor's mannerisms and quirky screen presence are the best suitable for the remake of films like Hero No. 1 and Coolie No. 1. Do you second that?

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First published: 20 June 2016, 16:02 IST
 
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