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Housefull 3: Will the Akshay Kumar film dislodge Salman Khan's Ready at the Box Office?

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 7 June 2016, 11:54 IST

Akshay Kumar's comic caper Housefull 3 has managed to pass the Monday test as the film raked in around Rs 8.30 crore on 6 June - taking the four-day Box Office total to Rs 61.61 crore.

The ticket rates have been slashed by around 30% and the film has managed to show a strong hold in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi/UP.

However collections at predominantly Muslim areas like Nizam, dropped considerably owing to the start of Ramazan.

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Day-wise Box Office collections of Housefull 3:

  • Day One (3 June): Rs 15.21 crore
  • Day Two (4 June): Rs 16.30 crore
  • Day Three (5 June): Rs 21.80 crore
  • Day Four (6 June): Rs 8.30 crore (Early Estimates)
  • Total collections : Rs 61.61 crore (Early Estimates)

The film is now looking to cross the Rs 80 crore mark in its opening week. It would be interesting to see if Housefull 3 manages to break the record lifetime collections of Salman Khan's 2011 blockbuster Ready (Rs 123 crore) - to bag the title of Bollywood's highest-grossing comedy film of all time.

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Catch had previously predicted that Housefull 3 will rake in lifetime collections of Rs 110 crore.

The film has been made on a budget of Rs 85 crore (excluding print and publicity) and the expected theatrical verdict is average.

First published: 7 June 2016, 11:54 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.