Akshay Kumar will be seen in a royal avatar, as a king, in his upcoming comic caper ‘Housefull 4’. The fourth installment in the franchise is touted to be a reincarnation drama and sees Akki as a king of the 16th century, with Bobby Deol playing his courtier. The hilarious drama will see the lead cast set in different eras, with expensive period sets being erected at the Film City Studios. After Sajid Khan stepping down as the director, Farhad Samji took over the reins. ‘Housefull 4’ is readying for release during Diwali this year and boasts of an ensemble cast – mainly Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Kharbanda, Pooja Hegde and Chunky Pandey.