- 2 hr 28 min
Housefull is a Bollywood comedy film released in 2010, directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It features an ensemble cast, including Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, and Riteish Deshmukh, among others, in leading roles. The film revolves around Aarush (Akshay Kumar), a down-on-his-luck man who believes himself to be cursed. After a series of bad luck and misfortunes, including losing his job, getting divorced, and having his house demolished, Aarush sets out to find a way to break the curse. He meets Bob (Riteish Deshmukh), a hairdresser, and Hetal (Lara Dutta), a banker, who both become his close friends, and together they set out to help lift the curse on Aarush.
Things take a turn when Aarush meets Sandy (Deepika Padukone), a girl he has a crush on, but who he mistakenly thinks is engaged to the Maharaja of Sitamgarh. Along with Bob and Hetal, Aarush heads to Sitamgarh to try and win Sandy's heart, and this is where the film really begins, as the four characters find themselves caught up in a web of mistaken identities, misunderstandings, and hilarious situations.
The film is a laugh-out-loud comedy, with plenty of slapstick humor, witty one-liners, and entertaining performances from the cast. Akshay Kumar is in top form as the endearing Aarush, while Riteish Deshmukh delivers a standout performance as the lovable Bob. Deepika Padukone is charming as Sandy, and Lara Dutta shines in her role as Hetal.
The film's high production values are evident in the slick cinematography, vibrant sets, and catchy music. The film features a number of memorable songs, including "Oh Girl You're Mine" and "Papa Jag Jayega," which are sure to get stuck in your head long after the film is over.
One of the film's strengths is the chemistry between the lead actors. Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh have a great rapport, and their comic timing is spot-on. Similarly, Deepika Padukone and Lara Dutta have a natural ease with one another, and their scenes together are a pleasure to watch.
Overall, Housefull is a fun-filled Bollywood comedy that will keep you laughing from start to finish. Whether you are a fan of slapstick comedies or just looking for a lighthearted movie that will put a smile on your face, Housefull is definitely worth checking out.
Housefull is a 2010 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 28 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5.