Housefull 2: The Dirty Dozen is an upcoming Bollywood action comedy film directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It is the sequel to the 2010 Bollywood commercially successful movie Housefull. The film will star Akshay Kumar opposite Asin Thottumkal in the lead. It will also feature Ritesh Deshmukh, Boman Irani, Randhir Kapoor and Chunkey Pandey from the original whilst new additions include John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Zarine Khan, Shazahn Padamsee, Shreyas Talpade and others. It also features veteran actors such as Mithun Chakraborty and Rishi Kapoor in supporting roles.
Malaika Arora Khan features in an item-number song. The music will be composed by Sajid-Wajid. The official theatrical trailer revealed on 9 February 2012, along with Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu. It is scheduled for release on April 5, 2012.
The sequel was confirmed by producer Sajid Nadiadwala on September 30, 2010. Filming of the movie started on 9 June 2011 in London & Peterborough. The second schedule started from late October 2011. Housefull 2 hired a Hollywood action-set for Akshay Kumar's character, who is announced to be a comic inspiration of James Bond. Though the film was initially expected to release on 1 June 2012, it was announced on 30 September 2011, that the film would be releasing on 5 April, 2012.
Recently, the making of song "Papa Toh Band Bajaye" from the film, was leaked to YouTube in early January 2012. Soon enough, reports came to announce that the song was ripped off an Australian track, We Speak No Americano which was widely popular.