By Hindustan Times
Sajid Khan's multi-starrer comic caper has garnered approx Rs. 102.23 crore in 17 days. It's the second film in 2012 to cross the 100 cr mark after Agneepath. It's also the first Akshay Kumar movie to enter the coveted 100 cr club.
"Sajid Khan’s film made approximately Rs. 102.25 crore nett in 17 days. The multi-starrer made Rs. 8.50 crore nett in its third weekend at the box-office," reports koimoi.com.
"The film opened at the box-office with an impressive Rs. 42 crore in its first weekend," according to the blog.
The film's innings at box office remained undeterred by the ongoing IPL that usually cuts into a film's business.
"Good morninggg. It was a great weekend for Bollywood. #Housefull2 crossed 100 cr, #VickyDonor is a winner, #HateStory scored at s screens," Trade expert Taran Adarsh tweeted on Monday.
"#Housefull2 *Week 3* Fri 1.75 cr, Sat 2.75 cr. Total: Rs. 97.5 cr nett. Should touch 100 cr mark today [Sunday]," Adarsh had earlier tweeted.
Akshay Kumar on Housefull 2 crossing 100 cr mark
"For all those congratulating me for Housefull 2, honestly 100 crores is just a number but I'd be lying if I would say it doesn't matter. Hearing/reading words like superhit, excellent business, great word of mouth, back in form, are music to any actor's ears but again YOU guys are the only reason behind it. THANK YOU ALL for watching & enjoying Housefull 2. God bless you all always," tweets Akshay Kumar.
Tweeple on Housefull 2's 100 cr feat
@zmilap: Housefull 2 makes 100cr in India! A victory for audiences over critics and negativity! Congrats @Riteishd and @tushar1307 its a BLOCKBUSTER!
@ITexclusive: Last Weekend Business of Movies : Housefull 2 - Crossed 100 Cr Nett. Mark Vicky Donor - Is a Winner Hate St [http://SendSMS.pk]
@sunielwadhwa: 10. Singham - 102 Cr 11. Housefull 2 - 100.50 ( Still Running )
@ShyFyy: So Akshay Kumar finally joins the 100cr club with Housefull 2. Aamir, Salman, Ajay, SRK, Hrithik & now Akki. #SauKarodClub
@BreakingViews4u: Housefull 2 cross 100 crores in 17 days, 9th fastest ever, 103 crores [nett] till yesterday