Housefull 2 has collected around 42 crore nett over its first weekend. The approx breakdown for the weekend is 13.25 crore nett on Friday, 12.75 crore nett on Saturday and 16 crore nett on Sunday. The collections have been been affected by IPL matches and regional films which makes the 42 crore figure even more impressive.
On Friday Maharashtra region was hit by IPL and then on Saturday the West Bengal and Mysore region which always shows Saturday growth was hit as collections came in lower in both circuits.
The box office is being hit depending on what team plays, if its a Mumbai match then that circuit gets hit and if its Kolkata match then that circuit drops.
In Punjab the collections took a huge hit due to a Punjabi film as the weekend came out just 3.40 crore nett approx in the circuit. Despite the IPL and regional film factors against the film, it has still emerged with a very good weekend and by far the biggest for an Akshay Kumar starrer beating the 36.50 crore nett figure of Tees Maar Khan.