The casting for the fourth installment of popular comedy film, Housefull, has been going on and according to Indian websites Kriti Sanon has been finalized for the role of the lead heroine of the film, opposite Akshay Kumar.

The actress in her latest interview with a leading newspaper confirmed the news.

“Joining the cast Housefull 4 is like coming back home. My journey started with Sajid sir in Heropanti. Since then he has always been there for me and guided me. I can’t wait to work with him again and that too in a super successful Housefull franchise.”

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A source close to the film producer also confirmed the same news:

“Kriti will be a part of the film. She was apt for the role. There will be two more heroines who will be joining Akshay, Ritesh and Bobby Deol, who is a new entrant to the franchise,” a source close to the film said.

After Kriti’s name has been finalized for the lead heroine, we have been now waiting to see who will be the other two actresses in the film. Rumors have been doing the rounds that Kiara Advani, of M S Dhoni: The Untold Story fame may also join the cast of Housefull 4.

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The other two actors who have been finalized for the film are Riteish Deshmukh and Bobby. The veteran actors, Boman Irani and Chunkey Pandey will also retain their role as supporting cast for the latest project.

According to sources, the famous comedian Johnny Lever will also play an important role in the film.

The film will also have Sajid Khan on the director’s seat. He has had helmed the first two installments of the film. Just like the other three series of Housefull, the latest one will also be mounted on a huge budget and set in two eras.

The film is slated to release on Diwali of 2019.