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Housefull (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 30 April 2010 (India)
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Believing himself to be jinxed, a man attempts to find true love, but instead gets caught in a web of lies.

Director:

Sajid Khan

Writers:

Anvita Dutt Guptan (dialogues) (as Anvita Dutt), Sajid Khan (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshay Kumar ... Aarush
Deepika Padukone ... Sandy
Riteish Deshmukh ... Bob
Lara Dutta ... Hetal
Arjun Rampal ... Major Krishna Rao
Boman Irani ... Batuk Pappa
Jiah Khan ... Devika
Randhir Kapoor ... Kishore Samtani
Chunky Pandey ... Aakhri Pasta
Lillete Dubey ... Zulekha
Malaika Arora ... Pooja (as Malaika Arora Khan)
Daisy Irani ... Mummy
Jacqueline Fernandez ... Dhanno / Casino Dancer (Special Appearance)
Subhaan Nadiadwala Subhaan Nadiadwala ... Child
Manoj Pahwa ... Santa
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Storyline

Housefull is a romantic comedy entertainer which narrates the story of Aarush - the world's unluckiest man. Being jinxed, he believes his bad luck can vanish if he finds true love. In this quest for true love how one lie leads to another and how different people from different walks of life come together adding even more confusion to this hilarious comedy of errors resulting in total chaos and mayhem forms the crux of the story. The line which Deepika tells Akshay in the film "Jis jhooth se kissi ka ghar basta ho, voh jhooth jhooth nahin hota", pretty much sums up the essence of the film. Written by Danisrocky

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lie | mix up | bad luck | casino | stutter | See All (22) »

Taglines:

He found the girl of his dreams, he fell in love and he got married... to all three. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Gujarati

Release Date:

30 April 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Spiel mit der Liebe See more »

Filming Locations:

Apulia, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$642,156, 2 May 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,165,104, 16 May 2010
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Saif Ali Khan was initially offered the lead role but declined. See more »

Goofs

When Devika is leaving Aarush with her boyfriend on the beach, his tie is suspending straight downwards, but in the very next shot, it is swinging to the right. In the next shot, it is again downwards. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Major Krishna Rao: [to Arush] I don't like you, I don't trust you!
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Connections

References Haré Rama Haré Krishna (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Know What To Do
Written by Sameer
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Shabbir Kumar and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Copied from many other movies
11 June 2010 | by nramananSee all my reviews

From the movie preview/trailer, it appeared that the movie is copied from HANGOVER. But I was wrong. Almost all the scenes in this movie has been copied from many different movies e.g., Hangover, Night At The Museum, Meet the Parents. Looks like Sajid doesn't know how to make a movie. A director is not a director if he / she copies all the scenes from Hollywood hits and claims to be his own.

As far as the story goes, nothing to talk about. It's crap movie and moreover in some places it appears to be racial. As far as acting goes, nothing worth mentioning. Akshay Kumar and Ritesh are just repeating the same performance. In most of the scenes, Deepika and Laura Dutta clothes are highly inappropriate. Wonder sometimes if this what women in India wear. Not worth watching.


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