After much delay, the fourth installment of the 'Housefull' franchise- 'Housefull 4' is finally set for release. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who is going to take up the lead role in the upcoming comedy-drama unveiled a teaser of the film on Tuesday announcing the posters of the film are all set to release on Wednesday, September 25. Confirming that the film is set in two time periods, the promo said, "Enter the era of the year 1419 & 2019 tomorrow." Further announcing that the first poster will drop at 11 AM, Akshay Kumar captioned the post saying, "gear up for the hilarious ride of #Housefull4 taking you back to 1419 tomorrow at 11 AM!"
Gear up for the hilarious ride of #Housefull4 taking you back to 1419 tomorrow at 11 AM!#SajidNadiadwala @Riteishd @thedeol @kritisanon @hegdepooja @kriti_official @farhad_samji @WardaNadiadwala @foxstarhindi @NGEMovies pic.twitter.com/MiCeeEdpXv— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 24, 2019
Much-anticipated Bollywood comedy-drama 'Housefull 4' has been making it up to the news ever since it was announced. The multi-starrer venture features Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Kharbanda, Bobby Deol, Pooja Hegde, Chunky Panday, Johnny Lever, and Boman Irani, among others. The fourth installment of the franchise has been shot extensively in London, Rajasthan, and Mumbai; and reportedly follows a non-linear narrative.
The plot of 'Housefull 4' circles around the theme of reincarnation. The movie is set in two time periods- the 16th century and the other 21st century. As per media reports, in the 16th century, Akshay Kumar will be seen as a King in 'Housefull 4', while Bobby Doel and Riteish Deshmukh will play his servants. Chunkey Pandey’s humorous character Aakhri Pasta will be the nephew of great artist Vasco Da Gama. On the other hand, the present era story will showcase the girls coming from wealthy families and guys trying to impress them, in the past era, the characters will be seen in royal avatars.
'Housefull 4' which was initially scheduled to hit the theaters around Diwali 2019, was pushed back after former actress Tanushree Dutta accused veteran actor Nana Patekar, who was then a part of the film, of misconduct and initiated the 'MeToo' movement in Bollywood. Later filmmaker Sajid Khan was also accused of sexual harassment following which quit the project. As per media reports, Patekar was replaced by 'Baahubali' fame Rana Daggubati whereas 'Housefull 3' director Farhad Samji took over the reins of 'Housefull 4.'
Akshay Kumar, who is basking in the success of his last outing 'Mission Mangal', has a number of films in the pipeline for release. Besides 'Housefull 4', he will also be starring in the upcoming venture, 'Good News', 'Laxmi Bomb' and Rohit Shetty's 'Sooriyavanshi'. Moreover, on the occasion of his birthday, on September 9, Akshay Kumar has confirmed that he will be donning the warrior hat for his next historical drama titled 'Prithviraj'. The historical drama reportedly chronicles the First Battle Of Tarain led by emperor Prithiviraj Chauhan who is considered one of the bravest rulers of the Chahamana dynasty.
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