‘Housefull 4’: Akshay Kumar had to look absolutely bald so one can’t even see the five o’clock shadow
In Sajid Nadiadwala’s reincarnation comedy ‘Housefull 4′, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will be a seen in a double role, as a London-based barber, Harry, in the present-day portions and the king, Bala, in the flashback sequences. A leading daily has learnt that for the period set-up, the actor went through two-and-a-half hours of prosthetics session every morning to transform into the bald character.
Preetisheel G Singh, the makeup artist who worked on Akshay Kumar’s look in ‘Housefull 4’ stated how challenging it was to create the look for the actor with perfection, she shared, “He had to look absolutely bald, in a way that one can’t even see the five o’clock shadow.”
“Several looks were considered for the quirky yet powerful part played by Akshar Kumar. Before the film was taken on the floors last year. 3D models of all the characters were prepared and the team zeroed down on the bald look for Akshay,” reveals a source close to the development.
The comedy of errors stars Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde and Kriti Kharbanda in double roles. ‘Housefull 4’ is presented and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala’s Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and co-produced by Fox Star Studios. Directed by Farhad Samji the film is slated to release on Diwali 2019.