Good News (2019 film)
Good News is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy film starring Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kiara Advani. The film about surrogacy is directed by debutant director Raj Mehta and produced by Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar under their respective banners Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.
|Directed by||Raj Mehta|
|Written by||Jyoti Kapoor|
|Music by||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Edited by||Kuldip K. Mehan|
Cape of Good Films
|Distributed by||Pen Marudhar Entertainment|
The principal photography commenced in November 2018 and film was wrapped up in April 2019. It is scheduled for release on 27 December 2019.
- Akshay Kumar as Kabir Mehra
- Diljit Dosanjh as Honey Singh Rangroot
- Kareena Kapoor Khan as Shalini Mehra
- Kiara Advani as Monika D’Souza
- Tanmay Dhanania as Monika's ex-boyfriend
- Auritra Ghosh as Jeeti Kaur (Honey's sister)
- Yukta Mookhey as Ishika (Shalini's close friend)
- Anjana Sukhani as Suneeta (Shalini's close friend)
- Gulshan Grover as Mr. Cleon (Kabir's boss)
- Atul Srivastava as Kabir's father
Filming commenced in December 2018, with Dosanjh and Advani filming their scenes. Kumar and Kapoor joined filming in January and announced it by posting on Instagram. On recent interview and twitter post Akshay Kumar said about Kareena Kapoor Khan "We are extremely fond of each other. Bebo and Lolo tease me about the amount of money I’m making and I tease them about having a flat in every building in Bandra. That’s our fun banter”' Anjana Sukhani of Golmaal fame has joined the cast of Good News to essay an important role. The filming was finished in the first week of April 2019.
Marketing and releaseEdit
- Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (27 April 2019). "New release date for #GoodNews: 27 Dec 2019... Stars Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "'Good News'! That's the title of Kareena Kapoor Khan's next with Akshay Kumar". DNA India. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
- "Good News cast announce film's wrap; Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor starrer to release on 6 September". First Post. 7 April 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
- "Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan's Good News to release on December 27". Hindustan Times. 27 April 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
- Diljit Dosanjh [@diljitdosanjh] (30 November 2018). "#GOODNEWS @DharmaMovies @karanjohar Sir @akshaykumar Sir #KareennaKapoorKhan Ji @Advani_Kiara #RajMehta Sir @ShashankKhaitan Sir 😊🙏🏽 It's a Dream Come True When you get to Work with Your Favourite Productions House and an Awesome TEAM 😊 SHUKAR 🙏🏽 LOVE MY FANS 😊🙏🏽 t.co/eGDcPBnUi4" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- "Karan Johar's Good News goes on floors today, Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan to join later". Times Now. 30 November 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
- "Akshay Kumar shares new pic with pouty co-star Kareena Kapoor from sets of Good News". Hindustan Timesimes. 11 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
- "Good News: Akshay Kumar on Kareena Kapoor Khan open up about their friendly banter". www.filmsbit.com. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
- "SCOOP! Akshay Kumar – Kareena Kapoor Khan's Good News gets a new cast member (read details inside)". Bollywood Hungama. 10 April 2019. Retrieved 10 April 2019.