Varun Dhawan has always impressed us with his impeccable comic timing. Now, the young lad is all set to step into Salman Khan's shoes for the sequel of 1997 superhit film Judwaa.
As the film hits the shooting floors tomorrow, Varun and his
father David Dhawan spoke to a leading daily about the film, Salman
Khan's cameo and more.
Here's what they had to say...
On Why The Film Is Going On The Floors Tomorrow
The original Judwaa starring Salman Khan had hit the big screens
on 7th February 20 years ago. Director David Dhawan
said, "We wanted to start the journey again around the same
time, it's the right time."
Judwaa Is The Biggest Film I Have Done
Varun Dhawan is quite overwhelmed to revive Salman Khan's
unforgetable twin track and said,"Judwaa is the biggest film I have
done. I'm a die-hard fan of the original movie so this day is
special anyway. Now, I just want to put my head down and be a part
of the vision Sajid sir and dad have for the sequel."
David Dhawan Gets Nostagic About The Original Film
As per a Mumbai Mirror report, David recalled kickstarting
the original with a song that would go on to become a chart topper.
He said, "This was the first time I was working with Sajid and
Salman. The latter was full of masti as we began with "Chalti Hai
Kya Nau Se Barah" which was a highpoint in the film.
He further shared his plans for a double celebration and informed that friends will be dropping by and will stay for lunch. "We have erected a big set and a lot of dancers have been hired," he was quoted saying.
He further insisted the feel of the feel-good romcom
will remain the same but the script has been written in sync with
today's times. But they have retained two of Anu Malik's hit songs,
"Chalti Hai Kya Nau Se Barah" and "Oonchi Hai Building" and will
record three new tracks.
David Dhawan On Directing His Son Varun
Meanwhile the filmmaker is all praises for the film's leading
ladies, Jackie Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu who he
describes as "commercially strong girls". Talking about
directing his son, David said, "He is a star today but will
always remain my son. Actually more than a son, he is a friend.
He's easy to work with. During Main Tera Hero I was a bit hesitant
about directing him but we developed a great working equation. We
are both focussed and now I'm looking forward to work with my
On Salman Khan's Cameo In The Film
Buzz is that Salman Khan would be making a guest appearance in
the film. When David was asked about it, he said, "Salman is all
heart. When we need him, he'll be there, but let's get started