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Housefull 4 Box Office Day 1: Akshay Kumar-Kriti Sanon's Film Earns Rs 19.08 Crore

Despite a holiday release, 'Housefull 4' opened lower than Akshay Kumar's previous films in 2019-- 'Kesari' and 'Mission Mangal'. Read in detail below.

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Updated:October 26, 2019, 4:15 PM IST
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Housefull 4 Box Office Day 1: Akshay Kumar-Kriti Sanon's Film Earns Rs 19.08 Crore
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Akshay Kumar comedy film for Diwali 2019--Housefull 4 has opened to a healthy number on day one of its release in India. The film co-starring Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Kriti Kharbanda and Pooja Hegde raked in Rs 19.08 crore on Friday, which also marked the occasion of Dhanteras in India.

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Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the opening day figures of Housefull 4 in a tweet as he wrote, "#HouseFull4 puts up a healthy number on Day 1... Biz did not grow in evening due to pre-#Diwali festivities... Day 4 [Mon] is extremely crucial, when #Diwali celebrations begin and families throng cinema halls... Fri ₹ 19.08 cr. #India biz. #HF4."

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As per earlier figures by Taran, it is clear that Akshay's Housefull 4 has recorded the lowest opening among his other films in 2019--Kesari and Mission Mangal. While Kesari earned Rs 21.50 crore on the first day of its release on Holi, Mission Mangal collected a massive Rs 29.16 crore on day one on Independence Day. Apart from the evening festivities, one of the reasons for a lower opening could be competition from Taapsee Pannnu-Bhumi Pednekar's Saand Ki Aankh and Rakummar Rao-Mouni Roy's Made in China. Down south, Vijay and director Atlee's Bigil proved to a competition for Housefull 4 as well.

Check out Kesari and Mission Mangal's day one opening collections here:

In his review for Housefull 4, News18's Rohit Vats wrote, "But the well of jokes dries after a while and the same gags keep repeating. Had there not been Akhay Kumar, it would have become a really painful watch. It’s funny in parts but can’t hold attention for fifteen minutes straight at any juncture."

Read: Housefull 4 Movie Review: Jokes Fall Flat in Akshay Kumar-Kriti Sanon's Film

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