Deepika Padukone has been signed by Sajid Nadiadwala to play the lead role opposite Akshay Kumar for his next film Houseful to be directed by Sajid Khan. The film will have Riteish Deshmukh, another hero and two more heroines. It is a romantic comedy.
This will be Deepika’s first full-fledged comedy film. After working with Farah Khan’s Om Shanti Om she will be now do Farah’s brother Sajid’s directorial venture.
Producer Nadiadwala is completing his Kambakkht Ishq, while Deepika and Akshay have been busy with the post production work of Chandini Chowk to China.