Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Raj Mehta|
|Written by||Jyoti Kapoor|
|Screenplay by||Jyoti Kapoor|
|Story by||Jyoti Kapoor|
John Stewart Eduri
|Edited by||Manish More|
|Distributed by||Malhan Studios|
Good Newwz is an upcoming Indian comedy film about two couples tryst with in vitro fertilisation, starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Kiara Advani. The film is directed by debutant Raj Mehta and produced by Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Hiroo Yash Johar, Shashank Khaitan and Aruna Bhatia under their respective banners Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.
Principal photography commenced in November 2018 and was completed in April 2019. It is scheduled to be theatrically released in India on 27 December 2019.
Two couples with the same surnames pursue in-vitro fertilization and wait for their upcoming babies. Trouble ensues when they find that the sperms of each couple have been mixed with each other.
- Akshay Kumar as Varun Batra
- Kareena Kapoor Khan as Deepti Batra
- Diljit Dosanjh as Honey Batra
- Kiara Advani as Monika Batra
- Adil Hussain as Dr. Anand Ansari
- Tisca Chopra
- Gulshan Grover
- Anjana Sukhani
- Yukta Mookhey
- Auritra Ghosh
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 release
The film was slated to release on 6 September but was pushed forward to 29 November, later it was again pushed forward to release on 27 December 2019. The official posters are released on 14 November 2019.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||Zee Music Company|
The film's music are composed by Tanishk Bagchi, Rochak Kohli, Lauv, Lijo George–DJ Chetas, Badshah, Manj Musik–Herbie Sahara, Sukhbir and Kshmr. The songs are written by Kumaar, Rashmi Virag, Tanishk Bagchi, Sukhbir, Gurpreet Saini, Ari Leff, Michael Pollock, Herbie Sahara and Vayu.
|1.||"Chandigarh Mein"||Tanishk Bagchi, Badshah||Tanishk Bagchi||Badshah, Harrdy Sandhu, Lisa Mishra, Asees Kaur||3:25|
|2.||"Sauda Khara Khara"||Kumaar||Lijo George - DJ Chetas, Sukhbir||Diljit Dosanjh, Sukhbir, Dhvani Bhanushali||3:31|
|3.||"Maana Dil"||Rashmi Virag||Tanishk Bagchi||B Praak||3:55|
- Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (27 April 2019). "New release date for #GoodNewwz: 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.
- "'Good Newwz' first look posters: Akshay Kumar gives us a glimpse of the biggest goof-up of the year". The Times of India. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- "Good Newwz posters: Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh are squeezed between Kareena Kapoor, Kiara's baby bumps". Hindustan Times. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- "Good Newwz Is ROFL Posters Of Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Diljit Dosanjh". NDTV. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- Dharma Productions (18 November 2019). "Good Newwz - Official Trailer - Akshay, Kareena, Diljit, Kiara - Raj Mehta - In cinemas 27th Dec". Retrieved 18 November 2019 – via YouTube.
- "Good Newwz trailer: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor star in this comedy of errors, directed by Raj Mehta". Firstpost.com. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
- "It's Akshay Kumar-Kareena Kapoor vs Kiara Advani-Diljit Dosanjh in Good Newwz Trailer". News18. 18 November 2019. Retrieved 18 November 2019.