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Directed bySajid Khan
Written byAnvita Dutt (dialogue)
Screenplay byMilap Zaveri
Sajid Khan
Vibha Singh
Story bySajid Nadiadwala
original story by
Crazy Mohan (uncredited)
Based onKaathala Kaathala
by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, Crazy Mohan & Kamal Haasan
Produced bySajid Nadiadwala
StarringAkshay Kumar
Deepika Padukone
Ritesh Deshmukh
Arjun Rampal
Lara Dutta
Jiah Khan
Boman Irani
Randhir Kapoor
Chunky Pandey
Malaika Arora
CinematographyVikas Sivaraman
Edited byRameshwar S. Bhagat
Music bySongs:
Background score:
Sandeep Chowta
Distributed byEros International
Release date
  • 30 April 2010 (2010-04-30)
Running time
155 minutes
LanguageHindi - Urdu
Budget30 crore
Box officeest. 124.50 crore

Housefull is a 2010 Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The movie is partly adapted from the 1998 Tamil drama Kaathala Kaathala. The dialogues were done by Anvita Dutt, while Nadiadwala wrote the storyline and Rameshwar S. Bhagat served as the editor.[1] It became the first installment of the Housefull franchise.

Cast[change | change source]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

6th Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards
  • Nominated – Apsara Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role – Riteish Deshmukh[2]
2011 Zee Cine Awards


IIFA Awards


Stardust Awards


3rd Mirchi Music Awards


  • Best Item Song of the Year - "Aapka Kya Hoga (Dhanno)"
  • Best Song Recording - Abhay Rumde, Sameer Khan and Ashish Saksena - "Oh Girl You're Mine"

Soundtrack[change | change source]

The film's soundtrack is composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The lyrics are penned by Sameer and Amitabh Bhattacharya.[5] The song "Aapka Kya Hoga" was a remake of the song "Apni Toh Jaise Taise" from the 1981 movie Lawaaris.[6]

Soundtrack album by
Released16 March 2010 (2010-03-16)
GenreFilm soundtrack
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy chronology
Hum Tum Aur Ghost
Tere Bin Laden

Track list[change | change source]

No. TitlePerformer(s) Length
1. "Oh Girl You're Mine"  Tarun Sagar & Alyssa Mendonsa 3:56
2. "Papa Jaag Jaayega"  Neeraj Shridhar, Ritu Pathak & Alyssa Mendonsa 3:17
3. "I Don't Know What To Do"  Shabbir Kumar & Sunidhi Chauhan 3:20
4. "Aapka Kya Hoga (Dhanno)"  Mika Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan & Sajid Khan 5:08
5. "Loser"  Amitabh Bhattacharya & Vivienne Pocha 3:17
6. "Oh Girl You're Mine" (O Boy What A Girl Mix)Tarun Sagar, Alyssa Mendosa & Loy Mendonsa 3:39
7. "Papa Jaag Jaayega" (Insane Insomaniac Mix)Neeraj Shridhar, Ritu Pathak & Alyssa Mendonsa 3:44
8. "I Don't Know What To Do" (Shabbir's Sexy 70's Mix)Shabbir Kumar & Sunidhi Chauhan 4:03

References[change | change source]

  1. ADESARA, HETAL (4 May 2010). "Box Office: Housefull holds on Monday with Rs 50 million net collections in India". Businessofcinema. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  2. "Nominations for 6th Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 9 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  3. "Nominations for Zee Cine Awards 2011". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 16 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  4. "Nominees - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2010". 30 January 2011. Archived from the original on 30 January 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  5. "Housefull: Soundtrack listing". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 10 November 2011.
  6. "HC bars use of remixed 'Laawaris' song in film". The Times of India. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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