Birthdays should be mad fun and glorious...a lot like our Golmaal family. Happy Birthday Rohit! pic.twitter.com/ZmXH5mR3Cx? Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) March 14, 2017
Director Rohit Shetty's last film was 2015's Dilwale, which under-performed at the box office. The Golmaal films are among the most profitable of Bollywood's franchises. Golmaal Again comes seven years after the series' third instalment, Golmaal 3. Actress Kareena Kapoor, who played the leading lady in two of the instalments, doesn't return in film number four. Parineeti Chopra, who plays one of the two female leads in the new film, recently posted a photo of the clapboards of every Golmaal movie on social media, captioned: "IT BEGINSSSSSS! Cmon lets do thissss go-go-go-GOLMAAL!! #ClapsFromTheLast3Films(sic)."
Ajay Devgn, who was last seen in Shivaay which he also directed and produced, has now finished shooting for Milan Luthria's upcoming film Baadshaho, also starring Emran Hashmi and Ileana D'Cruz. Golmaal Again is scheduled to release on Diwali this year. Shivaay released last Diwali and clashed with Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. This Diwali, Golmaal 4 will compete with 2.0, starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, and Amitabh Bachchan's Aankhen 2.