Comedy-drama "Housefull 3," starring Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh, had a good eight-day run at the worldwide box office. The Akshay-starrer has grossed more than Rs. 150 crore mark at the worldwide box office in just eight days.
"Housefull 3," the third instalment in "Housefull" series, has had a phenomenal run at the box office. While in India, the film grossed more than Rs. 116.11 crore, at the overseas box office, "Housefull 3" crossed $ 5 million mark in the first week. In seven days, the film has raked in Rs. 150.19 crore from the worldwide box office.
"#Housefull3 grosses a SUPERB $ 5.1 million [₹ 34.08 cr] in Week 1," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, adding: "#Housefull3 is heading towards ₹ 100 cr... [Week 2] Fri 3.50 cr. Total: ₹ 83.60 cr. India biz. #HF3."
Sajid-Farhad directorial is now heading towards Rs. 100 crore nett mark and also the film is on the verge to beat the lifetime box office collection of Shah Rukh Khan's "Fan." Looking at the box office pace, the film will break Shah Rukh's movie record with its nine-day total. But it remains to be seen when the film will touch Rs. 100 crore mark with its nett income.
"Housefull 3" is all set to become the second-highest grosser of 2016. This year Akshay's two movies – "Airlift" and "Housefull 3" – have topped the box office chart and it is expected to remain the top two biggest grosser until the release of next big release.
Directed by Sajid-Farhad, the comedy-drama features Akshay, Abhishek, Riteish, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff and Chunky Pandey in pivotal roles.
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]