In actual Alia Bhatt was the first option to play Karishma's role in Coolie No.1 remake
As we all know another remake is in a process to see its light. David Dhawan who entertained everyone with his Judwaa remake starring Varun Dhawan in the lead role. Now he is planning to another remake of his own yesteryear superhit Coolie No.1 which starred Govinda and Karishma Kapoor. Varun Dhawan to reprise the role of Govinda. As per the reports in actual Alia Bhatt was the first option to play Karishma's role in Coolie No.1 remake. They say that the remake version was written keeping Varun-Alia pair in the mind.
But on the other side, Alia is extremely busy with several projects. She also bagged giant projects in the last few days. Currently, she is gearing up for the release of her latest film Kalank and totally occupied with numerous project till the end of this year. Hence they are in the view that Varun and Alia pair to be restricted to 'Dulhaniya’ series. Karan Johar produced two films Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya and Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya with Varun and Alia combo and is in plans to produce the third installment in this series.
On the work front, Varun Dhawan and Alia will be promoting their upcoming release Kalank. Varun Dhawan busy shooting for Street Dance paired up with Shraddha Kapoor directed by Remo D Souza. Alia Bhatt currently filming for Bramhastra trilogy starring opposite Ranbir Kapoor also kick off her shooting for Megaproject RRR and at the end of the year she will join the sets of Inshallah teaming up with Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. She will also star in Sadak2 directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt.