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Housefull 2

April 6, 2012
2hr 25min
Status: released

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Housefull 2 Movie Details:

Based onMattupetti Machan by Jose
Country India
Language Hindi
Release date5 April 2012
Running time2hr 25min
StarringRishi Kapoor
Randhir Kapoor
Mithun Chakraborty
Akshay Kumar
John Abraham
Riteish Deshmukh
Shreyas Talpade
Jacqueline Fernandez
Shazahn Padamsee
Zareen Khan
Directed by Sajid Khan
Written byDialogues
Screenplay bySajid Khan
Tushar Hiranandani
Sajid Nadiadwala (additional)
Story bySajid Nadiadwala
Produced bySajid Nadiadwala
Cinematography by Manoj Soni
Edited by Rameshwar S. Bhagat
Music bySongs:
Background Score:
Sandeep Shirodkar
Production CompanyNadiadwala Grandson Entertainment
Distributor Eros International

Housefull 2 Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Rishi Kapoor as Chintu Kapoor, Dabboo’s younger brother, Sweety’s husband, Heena’s father, Sunny’s father-in-law
  • Randhir Kapoor as Dabboo Kapoor, chintu’s elder brother, Dolly’s husband, Bobby’s father, Max’s father-in-law
  • Mithun Chakraborty as Jagga “JD” Kanojia (Jagga Daaku), A feared ex-dacoit, Jwala’s father, Jaina’s father-in-law
  • Akshay Kumar as Sunil “Sunny” Pujari, Heena’s love interest and later husband, Ranjeet’s son, Max, Jwala and Jai’s best friend, Chintu and Sweety’s son-in-law
  • John Abraham as Max Mehrotkar, Bobby’s love interest and later husband, Sunny, Jwala and Jai’s best friend, Dabboo and Dolly’s son-in-law
  • Riteish Deshmukh as Jwala “Jolly” Kanojia, Jaina’s love interest and later husband, JD’s son, Sunny, Max and Jai’s best friend
  • Shreyas Talpade as Jai Babani, Parul’s love interest and later husband, Rajendra’s son, Sunny, Max and Jwala’s best friend, Batuk’s son-in-law
  • Asin as Heena Kapoor/Pujari, Sunny’s love interest and later wife, Chintu and Sweety’s daughter, Bobby’s cousin sister
  • Boman Irani as Batuk Patel, An ex-police commissioner, JD’s best friend, Parul’s father, Jai’s father-in-law
  • Jacqueline Fernandez as Bobby Kapoor/Mehrotkar, Max’s love interest and later wife, Dabboo and Dolly’s daughter, Heena’s cousin sister
  • Zareen Khan as Jayshree “JLo” Loganathan/Kanojia, Jwala’s love interest and later wife, JD’s daughter-in-law
  • Shazahn Padamsee as Parul Patel/Babani, Jai’s love interest and later wife, Batuk’s daughter, Rajendra’s daughter-in-law
  • Chunky Pandey as Aakhri Pasta, marriage counsellor
  • Malaika Arora as Anarkali
  • Suparna Marwah as Sweety Kapoor, Chintu’s wife, Heena’s mother, Sunny’s mother-in-law
  • Johnny Lever as Mithai Vishwasrao Patil, JD’s loyal servant
  • Virendra Saxena as Rajendra Babani, Jai’s father, Parul’s father-in-law
  • Neelu Kohli as Dolly Kapoor, Dabboo’s wife, Bobby’s mother, Max’s mother-in-law
  • Ranjeet as Dr. Ranjeet V. Asna K. Pujari, Sunny’s father, Max’s mentor and father figure, Heena’s father-in-law
  • Ushoshi Sengupta as Sonia Luthra, Max’s ex-girlfriend
  • Vindu Dara Singh as Sosa D’Costa, Jaina’s boss


Sunny, Max, Jolly, and Jai are best friends who study together in a college. One day at a party, Max’s girlfriend Sonia gets attracted to Sunny and tries to have a sexual relationship with him. As Max catches them, Sonia lies to him that Sunny harassed her. It leads to a big fight of hands between the two, as Max slaps Sunny, and they both turn sworn enemies and part ways.

Housefull 2 Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹60–64 crore
Worldwide Collection₹186 crore 

About Housefull 2 Movie:

Housefull 2 is the second installment of the Housefull franchise and a standalone sequel to Housefull (2010), and also an uncredited remake of the 1998 Malayalam film Mattupetti Machan.

Housefull 2 contains a large ensemble cast of over 80 actors with the primary cast including Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh and Shreyas Talpade. It co-stars Asin, Jacqueline Fernandez, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Chunky Panday, Zareen Khan, Shazahn Padamsee, Boman Irani and Johnny Lever.

The story is set in London.

Though the film was initially expected to be released on 1 June 2012, it was announced on 30 September 2011 that the film would be released on 5 April 2012. The film had an earlier release in the UK on 31 March 2012 due to the Easter holidays. Housefull 2 got a 2700-screen release, the fourth largest release in the history of Indian cinema, behind Ra.One, Bodyguard and Don 2, and India’s biggest release of 2012. Housefull 2 was screened in 1,027 UFO digital theatres on the first day when it was released.

It received mixed reviews from critics who praised the cast and humor but criticized writing, screenplay, cliches, and direction. Nevertheless, the film was a huge economic success and accumulated over ₹186 crore (US$23 million) worldwide becoming one of the highest-grossing Indian films at that time.

Housefull 2 was a huge economic success and accumulated over ₹186 crore (US$23 million) worldwide becoming one of the highest-grossing Indian films at that time.

The satellite rights of the film were sold in January 2011 for ₹270 million (US$3.4 million). The music rights fetched an additional ₹55 million (US$690,000).

The sequel of Housefull was confirmed by producer Sajid Nadiadwala on 30 September 2010. The filming started on 9 June 2011 in London and Peterborough.