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Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull 5’ to be shot in UK

By: Mohnish Singh

Fans have been eagerly waiting to get updates on Housefull 5 ever since the makers officially announced the fifth part of the successful Houseful franchise.

Starring Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh along with other actors, the film is set to be released during Diwali in 2024. And guess what? It will be shot in the UK.

Sharing what fans can expect from the shoot, producer Sajid Nadiadwala said in a statement, “My journey in the film world has always been about giving the best movie experience to our audience. We’ve built strong relationships with the UK and Saudi Arabia, making these places feel like a second home for our movie shoots. Our commitment to entertaining our viewers remains strong, and our upcoming movies promise to make the audience laugh with Housefull 5, inspire with Chandu Champion, and captivate with Baaghi 4.

Housefull 5 marks the first-ever franchise film in Indian Cinema to have five installments.

The first part of Housefull was released in the year 2010 and starred Akshay, Riteish, Lara Dutta, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, and Boman Irani. The film was declared a hit, followed by another hit sequel Housefull 2 which was released in the year 2012 and included a stellar cast of Akshay, Riteish, John Abraham, Shreyas Talpade, Jacqueline Fernandez, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty and Asin.

Both of the parts were helmed by director Sajid Khan. Sajid was replaced in the third installment of the film by director duo Sajid Samji and Farhad Samji. The film was released in 2016. Director Farhad Samji helmed the fourth part of the franchise which was a reincarnation comedy film.

Stay tuned to this space for more updates!

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