Akshay Kumar’s Housefull 4 is nearing its end at the box office as it is performing in very less screens now. Though the film has managed to set new benchmarks at the ticket windows during its theatrical run at the ticket windows. Apart from becoming Akshay Kumar’s biggest hit, the film, the reincarnation film has achieved one more milestone as it became the third-biggest grosser of all-time in Gujarat after Baahubali 2 and Golmaal Again. The comic caper has earned around Rs 34 crore in Gujarat and has beaten biggies like Sanju, Dangal, PK, Tiger Zinda Hai, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan.
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Housefull 4 is currently the fifth highest grosser of the year after War, Kabir Singh, Uri: The Surgical Strike and Bharat. Directed by Farhad Samji, the film also features Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Kharbanda, Chunky Pandey, Rana Daggubati, Sharad Kelkar and Johny Lever in pivotal roles. Talking about the humongous success of the film, Pooja Hegde recently said, “Feels amazing when the film makes the money as it means that the audience has loved it and are coming to watch it. We made a mad and fun film and my heartfelt gratitude to the audience for appreciating it”
Recently when asked why comedy films are not celebrated as much as serious drama despite getting a commercial success, Akshay Kumar replied: “It is very difficult to do such physical comedy where one has to keep logic away — physical comedy is especially tough. In his era, Charlie Chaplin used to do it, without dialogues. He used to make us laugh. I tell you, it is the most difficult acting to do. I do not know why this genre is not given due credit. I am trying to find an answer for 30 years. I have even spoken to people who give awards over why comedies are not celebrated. I think they all think it is very easy to do comedy, but as we keep saying, writing and performing any genre of comedy is very difficult.” Anyway, have you liked the film?