By Hindustan Times
Neither IPL nor Akshay Kumar's bad form at the box-office proved to be a deterrent for Sajid Khan's multi-starrer. Housefull 2 has garnered Rs. 42 crore in its opening weekend. What's more? It's Akshay Kumar's biggest opener ever.
"The first day collections of the film were Rs. 14 crore. On Saturday, collections dropped slightly to Rs. 13 crore. On Sunday, Housefull 2 netted a total of Rs. 15 crore, taking its three-day total to Rs. 42 crore (approx. all-India net)," writes trade analyst Komal Nahta in koimoi.com.
"In terms of box-office records, Housefull 2 has the second best opening day collections of 2012, after Agneepath (Rs. 25 crore)," says Nahta.
The film is going strong in overseas also. "In addition, Housefull 2 collected Rs. 5.50 crore in the Overseas circuit over Thursday and Friday