April 6, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar cheats on diet while shooting for of the Hindi movie Housefull. Akshay Kumar called director Sajid Khan on the pretense of rehearsing dialogues and told him that he was coming to his hotel room and on reaching there Akshay ordered food through room service and also told Sajid to keep mum and not tell on him to his fitness trainer.
Eros International and Sajid Nadiadwala’s Housefull the romantic comedy entertainer apart from having a great star cast also sees a whole load of exotic locations.
However shooting in Italy was a torture to Akshay Kumar since he couldn’t enjoy the gourmet food.
Reveals a source “A scene required the cast to emerge from the water with Greek god toned bodies and hence they were all on rigorous workout and diet schedules. While Sajid Khan, Farah Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala would gorge on the local delicacies the cast couldn’t help but watch with envy”
Reveals director Sajid “Akshay came to my room while we were on our Italy schedule and ordered a whole lot of food which was delivered to my room and told me not to tell Jennifer (his trainer)about it –on asking him why he was cheating on his diet he funnily replied “I’m only Human”