Mumbai: Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer Coolie No 1 has become the first Bollywood film to go plastic-free. While the set of “Coolie No 1” has gone plastic-free, and it’s lead actor Varun Dhawan has urged his peers to follow suit.
Varun also thanked the producer of the movie Deepshikha Deshmukh for the decision.
Being a plastic-free nation is the need of the hour and great intiative 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 pic.twitter.com/T5PWc4peRX
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) September 1, 2019
The cast, which also consists of Sara Ali Khan, and crew of the film have been given plastic-free sippers.
Going #Plasticfree on #CoolieNo1
One sip at a time – hope we inspire many #BeatPlasticPollution #StayHydrated Thank u to the Coolie-est Team for making rhis happen ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ @jackkybhagnani @poojafilms @Varun_dvn #SaraAliKhan #DavidDhawan @vashubhagnani @SirPareshRawal pic.twitter.com/tl0ByrEDUa
— Deepshikha DDeshmukh (@honeybhagnani) September 1, 2019
Directed by David Dhawan, “Coolie No 1” is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh. It is set to release on May 1, 2020.
Their decision comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, urged people to shun single-use plastic and encouraged usage of jute and cloth bags to protect the environment.