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Housefull (2010)

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

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

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Полный дом  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$642,156, 2 May 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,165,104, 16 May 2010
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The song "Oh Girl You'Re Mine" was composed by Loy Mendonsa and sung by his daughter Alyssa Mendonsa See more »

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Despite being set in London at the end of the movie a truck with registration of Karnataka India is seen. See more »

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Arush: Don't worry. I have experience in dealing with monkeys...
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References Heyy Babyy (2007) See more »

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Papa Jaag Jayega - Remix
Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Neeraj Shridhar, Amitabh Bhattacharya and Ritu Pathak
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Funny In Parts But Still, 'Housefull' is Full of Crap
10 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Given that this movie is made by one of the worst directors (Sajid Khan), I wasn't expecting much. It did make me laugh in parts (mainly because of Akshay Kumar's comic flair) but 'Housefull' is pretty much full of crap. A jinxed Aarav, or whatever his name is (Akshay Kumar), tries to find happiness but everywhere he goes, things fall apart. He finally lands on the bed of Bob (Ritesh Deshmukh)and Bobba (Lara Dutta). They arrange for him to get married to their boss's daughter Jiah (Jiah Khan). However, on their wedding night, Jiah cheats on Aarav. A heartbroken Aarav attempts suicide in the Mediterranean but he is rescued by an airhead (Peepika Padukone). What follows is more garbage as the plot changes from one thing to another. This is hardly any different from the usual trash Bollywood has been churning lately, in the name of comedy. A lot of money has been wasted on it as 'Housefull' has been expensively shot in Italy and England. The sets are lavish and grand. The soundtrack is dreadful. Of the performances, Akshay Kumar manages to be funny again but his choice of awful movies is becoming routine. Arjun Rampal is the other actor who delivers a solid performance. Of course, it needs to be mentioned that 'Housefull' rips off several Hollywood films which I won't even bother listing.


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