Elli Avram ousted from ‘Housefull 3’ at Riteish Deshmukh’s behest?

Sajid Nadiadwala is all set to make the third part of the hit Houseful franchise. The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan in the lead roles. Apparently one of the actors from the film has got a newbie actress replaced with a popular name.

Sources said, “Producer Sajid Nadiadwala and directors Sajid-Farhad were keen to cast Elli in the film. Almost everything from money to the dates but Riteish Deshmukh had his reservations. He felt he deserved a bigger Heroine to be paired with him. He requested his producer and director and that’s how Lisa was cast.”

Confirming the news Eli said, “To my knowledge I am not doing the film. I met Sajid (Nadiadwala) for Housefull3 where he briefed me about the project. I even met Sajid and Farhad who seemed keen to cast me, but I don’t know what happened after that as they didn’t get back to me. I don’t know if Riteish expressed his reservations, maybe he did… But it was certainly disappointing that it didn’t work out. It’s fine! I am getting lots of offers after the trailer of my film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon with Kapil Sharma. I don’t want to rush things now. I am in a very excited and in a happy space.”

We shall keep you updated on this soon.