The opening day, being a holiday (Good Friday) saw a collection of Rs. 14 crore. 70-100 percent of theaters were housefull. There was a dip in business on Saturday, collecting a total of Rs. 13 crore. However, Sunday saw a sudden hike of Rs. 16 crore.
In total, the first weekend collection was Rs. 43 crore. Housefull 2 becomes Akshay Kumar’s biggest opener at box office.
What’s surprising is that the film even survived the tough competition from the ongoing IPL 5.
The film is doing wonders at box office abroad, too.