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First Airlift, now Housefull 3, Here's why 2016 will be Akshay Kumar's best year yet

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:36 IST

The year 2016 started with a bang as Akshay Kumar delivered the first Rs 100 crore film of the year with Airlift. While the film recieved critical acclaim, not many expected it to breach the Rs 100 crore mark.

With the success of Airlift, it seems like 2016 will be Akshay Kumar's most successful year yet. His next film, Housefull 3 is a sure shot success at the Box Office. Housefull is one of Bollywood's biggest and most successful comedy franchises. The last two installments of the series performed well at the ticket window.

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The Housefull brand has solid recall value due to frequent repeat telecast on the Star Network. And with the addition of Abhishek Bachchan in the star-cast, the latest installment promises to up the comedy quotient.

Akshay Kumar, who has time and again proved his impeccable comic timing, recently revealed that he was very confident about Housefull 3..

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Housefull 3 may just prove to be Akshay Kumar's biggest hit till date by a huge margin. The film is likely to cross the Rs 150 crore mark with ease. Here's a look at some of Akshay Kumar's recent hits:

  • Rowdy Rathore: Rs 134 crore
  • Airlift (2016): Rs 113.5 crore
  • Baby (2015): Rs 96 crore
  • Holiday (2014): Rs 113 crore
  • Housefull 2 (2012): Rs 116 crore
First published: 6 February 2016, 1:16 IST
Himesh Mankad @himeshmankad

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.