In a shocking turn of events, a major fire broke out on the sets of Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer ‘Coolie No.1’ at the wee hours on Wednesday. According to news reports, the accident occurred at around 12.30 am – 1 am on Wednesday at the Filmistan Studio in Goregaon, Mumbai.
There were only 15 workers on the sets at the time of the fire. No actor was present on the set at that time. The workers immediately called the police and fire-brigade who reached the place on time and put out the fire immediately. Fortunately, no one was injured due to the sudden mishap.
Producer Jackky Bhagnani later took to Twitter, thanking the concerned authorities for the timely assistance. “We would like to thank the Firefighters, Mumbai Police, and the BMC officials for their immediate assistance, after a concerning situation on the sets of #Coolieno1. The fire was put out immediately with no casualties. I want to thank everyone for their concern and wishes,” he wrote.
‘Coolie No.1’ is the remake of the 1995 film starring Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. The film is helmed by Varun’s father, David Dhawan, who also directed the original film and is being produced by Vashu Bhagnani and Jackky Bhagnani. This will be Varun Dhawan’s third collaboration with his father David Dhawan after the success of ‘Main Tera Hero’ and ‘Judwaa 2’. The film is scheduled to hit screens on May 1, 2020.