MUMBAI: Housefull 2 has reported a gross box office collection of Rs 720 million from its opening weekend, according to co-producer Eros International Media Ltd.
The film, co-produced in association with Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment has grossed Rs 570 million in India (net collection Rs 400 million) and Rs 150 million overseas.
Eros International Media Ltd, senior VP, India theatrical Nandu Ahuja said, “Despite releasing during the IPL cricket frenzy, Housefull 2 has opened well in theatres across India. With its strong weekend performance, we believe the film has also lived up to its name like its predecessor.”
Housefull 2 is the sequel to the 2010 hit Housefull. It features Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Ritesh Deshmukh, Shreyas Talpade, Asin, Jacqueline Fernandez, Zarine Khan and Shahzan Padamsee. It also features veteran actors like Mithun Chakraborty, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Boman Irani in supporting roles.
The film released on 6 April across 3000 screens.