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Housefull 3 collects 100 cr worldwide in its opening weekend

Housefull 3 collects 100 cr worldwide in its opening weekend

India Blooms News Service | | 07 Jun 2016, 07:32 pm
Mumbai, Jun 7 (IBNS): Housefull 3 has collected over Rs. 100.03 crores (USD 15 million) across the globe in the opening weekend with Rs. 73.02 crores gross (Rs. 53.31 crores Net box Office) in India and Rs. 27.01 crores overseas.

Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala & Eros International and directed by Farhad-Sajid, the film starring Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan opened worldwide on June 3 2016.

One of the most anticipated films of the year, Housefull 3 set the cash registers ringing with the release day (Friday) collecting over ₹ 15.21 crores in India and continued to witness the upward trend on Saturday with ₹ 16.30 crores.

Courtesy a blockbuster Sunday, the film saw an unprecedented response raking in ₹ 21.80 crores, taking the total weekend net to Rs. 53.31 crores. Housefull 3 had a strong Monday Collects 8.25 Crores Total : 61.56 Crores.

The film opened to an impressive start in the overseas markets as well with phenomenal collections in the US and Canada with USD 700000 plus in 3 days.

The film collected approximately F$141,000 in Fiji in 4 days, creating a new record to become the highest ever Bollywood grosser in the country, beating Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s collections of F$125,000.

Commenting on the film’s success, Nandu Ahuja, Sr. VP, India Theatrical, Eros International Media Ltd said, “We are elated with the response Housefull 3 has garnered across India. The film is a complete laugh riot, a family entertainer that has appealed to audiences of all age brackets and the weekend box office collections are a testimony to that. This marks the return of comedy and the film."

"This comic caper by director Farhad-Sajid is proving to be a laugh riot for everyone. The funny one liners and Akshay's impeccable comic timing is winning hearts on all corners," said he.

The word of mouth is very strong on this third installment of this hit franchise. In fact, people feel, that Housefull 3 has tripled the fun in true sense.

For a matter of fact, the word of mouth has been so strong, that Housefull 3 has become biggest opener of the year, which also means that it is Askhay Kumar's biggest ever film in terms of opening weekend numbers.

The film, that has Akshay Kumar back in the genre of comedy after a while and a stellar star-cast, has surely lived upto the promise of being an out and out comedy.

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