After the Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan starrer “Housefull 3” broke the box office record to become the highest opening weekend grosser of 2016 beating Shah Rukh Khan’s “Fan”, the comedy film passed the Monday test.
“Housefull 3” fell down by 46% as compared to its Friday collection which is a positive sign.
“Housefull 3”, released at 3700 screens in India and at 670 screens in Overseas, opened well to an earning of Rs 15.21 crores on Friday. On Saturday, the comedy film minted Rs 16.30 crores while Sunday business contributed to Rs 21.80 crores. The Monday collection was steady at Rs 8.25 summing the total to Rs 61.56 crores. “Housefull 3” is also the highest opening weekend grosser of Akshay Kumar after “Airlift” which earned Rs 44.30 crores.
The budget of “Housefull 3” is Rs 85 crores and also stars Nargis Fakhri, Jacqueline Fernandez and Lisa Haydon in lead roles.
– Ketan Gupta