PM Modi Praises Team ‘Coolie No. 1’ for going plastic-free on sets

Coolie No. 1 remake will see Varun team up with Sara Ali Khan for the first time. Directed by David Dhawan and produced by Vashu Bhagnani, the film will hit the screens on May 1, 2020.

Written by September 12, 2019 09:50

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has heaped praised on cast and crew of Coolie No. 1 after they decided to go plastic-free on the sets of the upcoming remake.

Calling it a “superb gesture”, Modi tweeted, “Happy to see the film world contributing towards freeing India from single use plastic.”

Varun Dhawan took to Twitter to inform this to his fans. He had tweeted, “Being a plastic-free nation is the need of the hour and great initiative taken by our prime minister and we can all do this by making small changes. The sets of #CoolieNo1 will now only use steel bottles. @PMOIndia.”

The actor had tweeted this on 1st September, but it has now grabbed the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi took to Twitter to praise the team of the film. He tweeted, “Superb gesture by the team of #CoolieNo1! Happy to see the film world contributing towards freeing India from single use plastic.”

The post came after Modi addressed the nation in his monthly radio broadcast Mann Ki Baat and urged everyone to make India plastic-free. Modi also emphasised the importance of maintaining cleanliness at public places.

Meanwhile, Coolie No. 1 remake will see Varun team up with Sara Ali Khan for the first time. Directed by David Dhawan and produced by Vashu Bhagnani, the film will hit the screens on May 1, 2020.