The new releases this week “Te3N” and “Do Lafzon Ki Kahani” could not do much to burn the hole in the box office collections of “Housefull 3”. The Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan starrer achieved a big milestone today as it became the second highest grossing film of 2016.
The first weekend was massive earning an estimate of Rs 53 crores. On Monday, “Housefull 3” passed the acid test and minted Rs 8.25 crores. The comedy-drama continued to make its presence felt at the box office holding steadily with Rs 7.07 crores, Rs 6.25 crores and Rs 5.25 crores on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday respectively. The total collections stands at the jaw-dropping Rs 80.10 crores to become the third highest grossing film of 2016 beating Tiger Shroff’s “Baaghi” and sits behind “FAN” and “Airlift” which earned Rs 85 crores and Rs 129 crores respectively.
However, it faced competion from new releases and went down earning Rs 3.50 crores on Friday. Surprisingly, the comedy film grew by 45% on Saturday minting 5.05 cr summing the total of Rs 88.65 cr beating Shah Rukh Khan’s “FAN” which earned Rs 85 crores.
The budget of “Housefull 3” is Rs 85 crores which has been achieved and the film is on the verge of breaking 100 crores mark.