Here’s what Varun Dhawan has to say on being compared to Salman Khan

Finally! The trailer of the Varun Dhawan‘s much-anticipated film ‘Judwaa 2’ has made it to the internet today. As expected, the trailer has blockbuster written all over it. Well, it’s not a hidden fact that this latest film is a remake of the 1997 released film ‘Judwaa’ which starred none other than superstar Salman Khan playing the lead role. So of course, there is a pressure on Varun Dhawan as he is reprising the role that Salman Khan had performed in the first instalment.

So at the trailer launch of ‘Judwaa 2’, Varun was asked whether this pressure to which he stated, “Pressure is there but expectations are there as well. I want people to say that if there is a Varun Dhawan movie, then there will be Entertainment. ” [sic] Varun, will be seen recreating the iconic characters of Raja and Prem in this film. (Also Check: ‘Judwaa 2’ trailer is tickling our funny bones pretty well!)

Further, while talking about Salman Khan, Varun added saying, “This movie could not have been possible without Salman Khan. He made Raja and Prem iconic. I hope I make him happy. ‘Judwaa’ was one of dad’s film that I enjoyed as a kid.” [sic]

Ironically, ‘Judwaa’ was Salman Khan’s first film where he played a double role. Similarly for Varun Dhawan, ‘Judwaa 2’ will be his first film where he will be essaying a double role.

Talking about the film ‘Judwaa 2’, it is directed by Varun’s father David Dhawan and stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu playing the female leads. The film is slated to release on September 29, 2017.