Housefull 2

  • Akshay Kumar: I do movies according to market demand August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar says his choice of films is dictated by the market demand and he does not mind playing regular action-comedy roles. Last year, the 45-year-old actor dominated the screens with his masala entertainers 'Housefull 2', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Joker', and 'Khiladi 786'. Akshay's previous movies 'Desi Boyz', 'Tees...
  • Keen on reviving RK Films banner: Randhir Kapoor July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor-director Randhir Kapoor says he is keen to revive RK Films, the banner established by his filmmaker father Raj Kapoor. "Very soon RK Films will start producing many films in a year with new directors, music composers and actors. They will help us to understand the psyche of...
  • Zareen Khan is trying hard to lose weight July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Zareen Khan wasn't the conventional slim and trim Bollywood actress when she entered the film industry with 'Veer', but if a source is to be believed, she has been trying hard to shed any extra weight for a perfect shape. Zareen is said to have been switching between power...
  • Box office numbers do matter, says Akshay Kumar June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar credits the film industry for all the name, fame, accolades, adulation, lifestyle and luxury that he has garnered in over two decades, saying filmdom "means a lot" to him. Ever since he started with 'Saugandh' in 1991, he has never looked back and the career graph...
  • Fun factor is the key element in choosing films: John Abraham March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: What is John Abraham's motto as an actor? Fun and commercial viability, perhaps in that order. He says that enjoyment is key when it comes to choosing a film. He knew he would enjoy shooting with Akshay Kumar in 'Desi Boyz' and Abhishek Bachchan in 'Dostana', amongst the primary reasons...
  • Akshay Kumar croons at the audio launch of 'Special 26' January 17, 2013

    After tasting success with 'Housefull 2' and 'Rowdy Rathore', Akshay Kumar is back with 'Special Chabbis'. The film is said to be based on real life events. And since the film is set to release next month, its makers kick started the promotions with a music launch in Mumbai. ...
  • Akshay: Service tax will affect independent producers January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: The government's decision to levy 12.36 percent service tax on film and television actors is taking a toll on the industry, says Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, adding it has forced independent producers to stop making movies. "A lot of films are closing because of this (service tax)... and due to...
  • Sajid Khan: My films will never flop December 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Sajid Khan believes he understands the taste of the viewers so well that his films will never fail. "My life moves with films. I have not gone to any film school, drama school... I have learned films by watching them, and I make films as an audience member....
  • 'Race 2' is my most challenging film: Jacqueline December 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez considers 'Race 2' as her most challenging film and says a lot of hard work has gone into it. "It is the most negative character I have played. It is very challenging to do something like that. I had to tackle each scene with an underlying...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez: I love actors who can shock December 8, 2012

    Mumbai: After doing bold and glamorous roles in films like 'Murder 2' and 'Housefull 2', Jacqueline Fernandez now wants to break out of that image, though she admits it is a risky step. The actress feels people are just waiting to stereotype an actor and she doesn't want to do same...
  • Asin: It's unfair to call anyone a prop in films November 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Asin says it is unfair to call anyone, let alone a heroine, a prop in a male-oriented film. She says whatever the role may be, a heroine plays a part only she can essay in a movie. "I don't think anybody is a prop (in a film). You...
  • New audio techniques to make the films interesting October 21, 2012

    Chennai: The future of sound in cinema is object-based and the new challenge is to narrate a story from an audio perspective, says Pankaj Kedia, country manager, Dolby India, which promises to take the cinema-watching experience to another level with a new audio system. "Gone are the days of 5.1 and...
  • Films easy to make but difficult to release: Mithun October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: At 62, Mithun Chakraborty, who is enjoying the work he is getting as an actor, feels nowadays it is easier to make films than to release them in theatres. "Aajkal picture banana aasaan ho gaya hai aur release karna mushkil (Today it's easy to make a film, but difficult...
  • Oh My God: Will Akshay be third time lucky in 2012? September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems trade pundits were right when they declared in the beginning of 2012 that the year is going to belong to Akshay Kumar. The actor has again made his presence felt with 'Oh My God'. The film has opened to mainly positive reviews with most of the...
  • Does Bollywood need some intelligent comedies? August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a good joke and a bad joke and there is a marked difference between them. But what exactly is this difference? And is a bad joke bad for everyone or vice versa? At a particular instance during watching the recent mega hit 'Housefull 2', I found...
  • I need better written roles, says Asin July 30, 2012

    Mumbai: South import Asin, who has carved a place for herself in Bollywood, still craves for better roles that are written well. After making a successful debut opposite Aamir Khan in 2008 blockbuster 'Ghajini', she followed it up with films like 'Ready', 'Housefull 2' and 'Bol Bachchan'. But she feels...
  • Asin gearing up for woman centric films July 26, 2012

    After featuring in back-to-back comedies - 'Ready', 'Housefull 2' and 'Bol Bachchan' - Asin Thottumkal wants a change! She says she has no special corner for the genre and is definitely looking forward to performance-oriented roles. Asked for the reason behind the string of comedy projects, Asin said, "I would like...
  • Box office report: Bollywood's big hits and disasters June 22, 2012

    The first half of 2012 has already given three new entries to Bollywood's Rs 100 crore club. The success of 'Agneepath', 'Housefull 2' and 'Rowdy Rathore' also helped Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar regain their lost glory at the box-office. Despite receiving a thumbs down from most critics, all three...
  • B'wood report card: Small films boost box office June 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Small is big in Bollywood. In the first five months, small-budget non-commercial films have kept the cash registers ringing and kept filmmakers happy, trade experts say, adding that the icing on the cake has been three biggies that crossed the Rs 100 crore ($22 million) mark. In the second...
  • PR is important and I suck at it: Asin June 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Three and a half years after her debut Hindi flick 'Ghajini', Asin has had only three releases, 'London Dreams', 'Ready' and 'Housefull 2' to her credit besides an upcoming film with Abhishek Bachchan and Ajay Devgan. Having done scores of films in the South in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, Asin...
  • John Abraham gifts Akshay Kumar a superbike May 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Looks like John Abraham is someone who likes to keep his promises, especially to his good friend Akshay Kumar. Buzz is that taking into account the success of their third film together at the box office, Housefull 2, John is gifting Akshay a high-end motorbike. Having first worked together seven...
  • Sajid Khan completes hattrick with 'Housefull 2' April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Sajid Khan hits hattrick with 'Housefull 2: The Dirty Dozen', which has grossed Rs 72 crore worldwide and become the second biggest opening of the year after 'Agneepath', which earned Rs 75 crore. Released Friday, the film, co-produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, grossed Rs 57 crore in India...
  • 'Housefull 2' earns Rs 72 crore in first week April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Sajid Khan hits hattrick with 'Housefull 2: The Dirty Dozen', which has grossed Rs 72 crore worldwide and become the second biggest opening of the year after 'Agneepath', which earned Rs.75 crore. Released Friday, the film, co-produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, grossed Rs 57 crore in India and...
  • Prabhu Deva's dance steps not easy, says Akshay April 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who returns to the action genre after seven years with 'Rowdy Rathore', confesses that he had to put in a lot of hard work while shooting dance sequences as director Prabhu Deva's steps were very difficult. "Whatever he tells me, I go and rehearse it. We start...
  • Akshay on top as 'Housefull 2' a hit April 10, 2012

    Akshay Kumar's latest release, 'Housefull 2' has reportedly made over Rs 40 crore over the weekend. ...
  • BO: 'Housefull 2' makes Rs 45 crore in three days April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: According to distributors and theatre owners, the new financial year has started on a rather good note. Reason being that they are pleased with the openings 'Housefull 2' and 'Titanic 3D' have generated over the weekend. Pegging 'Housefull 2's first three days-India net collections at Rs 45 crore, Delhi-based distributor...
  • My focus is on quality, not quantity: Zarine Khan April 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Zarine Khan has featured in just two films in her two-year-old career in Bollywood. She says it's because she is more focused on quality, rather that quantity. "My life has been very unplanned, but as I have said this before that I plan to do only quality work than...
  • 'Housefull 2', 'Titanic 3D' get positive responses April 7, 2012

    With a good opening, exhibitors believe both films will fair equally well at the ticket window. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Housefull 2', 'Titanic 3D' June 13, 2012

    This week, Rajeev Masand reviews Sajid Khan's multi-starrer 'Housefull 2' and James Cameron's 'Titanic 3D'. ...
  • Masand: 'Housefull 2' is for four-year-olds April 13, 2012

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Ritesh Deshmukh, Shreyas Talpade, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Boman Irani, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Asin, Jacqueline Fernandes, Zarine Khan, Shahzahn Padamsee, Ranjeet Director: Sajid Khan It's ironic that the funniest joke in Housefull 2 should appear after the film has ended. In the outtakes during...