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Housefull 3 (Hindi Movie)
Starring :    Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri ,Lisa Haydon , Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff
Producer :  Sajid Nadiadwala
Director :  Sajid-Farhad
Music :  Sohail Sen   , Mika Singh

Review by : Kriti Agarwal
Rating : 3 out of 5
What's about :
 The third in the franchise, Housefull 3 can be considered as a Weakest sequel ! The film is dependant on one-liners and slapstick.  There is major emphasis on dialogues to drive the screenplay . HF3 will make you fall off your seat in laughter . Performances by lead actors maintain the zing factor in the film. 

Watching HF3 is like being added to those inane WhatsApp groups again and again that you have left multiple times. 
HF3 should ideally come with a blanket announcement : 'If you are offended, HF3 is not for you ."
Nobody is spared.People with handicaps, different races, the rights of domestic help and grim issues such as rape are thrown under the bus. Writer -lyricist  Farooq Barelvi has filed a compllaint with police , accusing them of stealing his script Titled "Tigdambaaz," under the Copyright Act,"

Location : London and Delhi.
Story :   There is no story , so the audiences are more interested in the comic drama and how it unfolds. Three greedy men hope to strike it lucky in life by marrying wealthy women.  A doting father Batook Patel/ Boman Irani, doesn’t want his three daughters (Jacqueline, Lisa and Nargis) to get married unless they find suitable grooms. The daughters fall in love with the three leads of the film (Akshay, Riteish and Abhishek), but Patel doesn’t like them. Now, he starts conspiring to avoid the impending weddings.

To match the father's conditions and convince him, the three guys enter the house pretending to be crippled, blind and mute respectively. Chaos happens when former underworld don Urja Nagre (Jackie) also arrives on the scene. Because of a certain circumstance, the three guys now have to switch the disabilities between them, leading to confusion galore.

The narratives oscillate between literal translations of phrases to common WhatsApp messages. The 1st half has some LOL moments, the 2nd half meanders. But the climax, which has some golden moments.

Characters :
Akshay Kumar [ Sandy/Sundi] :Steals the Show .  keeps adding something new in every scene .
The way he transitions between both characters is delightful to watch.  Sandy  suffers from DID.  No,not ‘Dance India Dance’ but ‘Dissociative Identity Disorder’, a person with split personality when he hears the word ‘Indian’ used by British in an abusive racist remark. Akshay looked pathetic copying Jim Carrey from ‘Liar Liar’ beating himself up in the bathroom.

Abhishek Bachchan [Bunty ] : at his best with his counter reactions. After ‘All Is Well’ AB is again made to sing only to prove he is unfit as a rapper. His dubbing was horrible.
Reitesh Deshmukh [Teddy ] : not very convincing as a professional car racer .
Jacqueline Fernandez [ Ganga Patel] , Nargis Fakhri [ Saraswati ] ,  Lisa Haydon [Jamuna ]:  Jacqueline stands out the best .  The 3 gorgeous ladies known for their looks and reasonable acting skills suited their slow-witted , beautiful Barbie-like bimbettes  characters.

Jackie Shroff [Urja Nagre ] & Boman Irani [ Batook Patel ]: could not deliver much due to the poor script.
Chunkey Pandey [ Aakhri Pasta ] , Samir Kochhar [ Rajni Cantt ] perform well .

Pros : quirky dialogues with have few chuckles , posh locales of London, glamour & glitz contributed to stunning cinematography. Good casting , choreography .
Cons :  Overdose of WhatsApp jokes , Music Editing ,Run Time , mediocre writing, patchy screenplay , The VFX could have been better -like  the terribly animated ants. Styling is worse. Throughout the film, they are dressed as if they are set to take a walk on Rodeo Drive. Poor dubbing .

Is this humour ? :
-- Red ants crawling over a disabled man’s crotch .
-- An old man farting as he mounts a bike .
-- A blind man being asked to jump into a water-less pool !!  
3 anglicized actresses , sample their dialogues :

     Are you Comfortable: Kya aap Table ke liye aaye ho?
     We are not kidding: Hum bache nahin bana rahe hai
     Calm Down: Naukri niche
     You are the apple of my eye: Tum meri seb ki aankhen ho
     Let’s hang out: Chalo bahar latakte hai
     You hit the bulls eye: Tune Saand ki aankh mar di
     WTF: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
     Once upon a time: Ek baar ghadi ke upar
     Long time back: Lambi ghadi ke peeche
     Son of a Gun: Bandook ka beta
      Take a chill pill: Thandi dawai lo
     Riteish Deshmukh : ''Will you be my tawaiyaf…oops, I mean wife?
     Aap mera nirodh karenge…matlab virodh karenge.”
     Jackie Shroff spoke. ATM- aaj tujhe marunga. ,  BMC- bagal mein churi.

Akshay Kumar is as comfortable playing the obnoxious Sandy,
Music :The songs add to the glamour quotient. "Taang Uthake" , ‘Fake Ishq’  and "Pyaar Ki" are peppy, party numbers, with enthusiastic beats. Compositions are in keeping with the fun spirit of the film.
Bottom line :  a full Paisa Vasool Comedy flick. Laughs, gags, punches – a riot completely. Go for Akshay Kumar's outstanding comedy & finest performances .

Housefull 3 Official Trailer with Subtitle | Akshay Kumar- Riteish Deshmukh- Abhishek Bachchan