Inflation of box-office numbers in Bollywood is nothing new. Well, most of the films go unnoticed; however, Akshay Kumar’s Housefull 4 seems to a major exception. Major because, reportedly, the inflation done from its makers’ side has caught everyone’s attention especially that of several trade analysts and critics. And, what if we tell you, producer, Ronnie Screwvala, too, hasn’t shied away from sharing his two cents or rather taking a jibe at the makers of Housefull 4. As shocking as it sounds, various people from the trade fraternity have taken to their social media accounts and criticised and accused the Housefull 4 makers of inflating the film’s box-office numbers by a huge margin. (ALSO READ - Housefull 4 LEAKED Online; Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh’s Film’s Pirated Version Available On Tamilrockers)

Ronnie wrote, “Isn’t it time everyone reports Box Office numbers accurately! @KomalNahta @taran_adarsh ... accuracy of information builds CREDIBILITY which the movie industry needs so badly ... and not sure how long-to appease egos will Studios and all keep encouraging pumped up data on numbers.” Sumit Kadel, on the other hand, tweeted the trade figures of Housefull 4, “Friday- ₹ 16.50 cr, Saturday- ₹ 14.85 cr, Sunday- ₹ 10.40 cr, Monday- ₹ 30.25 cr nett, Total- ₹ 72 cr nett”. However, the figures that came from Housefull 4’s publicist, read, “Housefull 4 crosses the 50 crore mark. Day 1 - 19.09, Day 2 - 18.81, Day 3 - 15.33, Total - 53.22 CR.”

Check out the tweets below:

The outrage, in fact, has reached so far that a term called “FAKE HOUSEFULL 4 FIGURES” made it to the top Twitter trend last night. Sigh!

Soon after some time, Akshay Kumar took to his Instagram and reacted to all such accusations in his style. He thanked the fans for all the love and indirectly called out his haters. “Thank you for loving us and laughing with us. It is because of your love we are where we are today. Thanks to all my fans and audiences who have poured unconditional love on #HouseFull4. Thank you for showing us that nothing beats hate more than love,” wrote the actor.

Check out his tweet below:

Housefull 4 also starred Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Kharbanda, Bobby Deol and Riteish Deshmukh. It had hit the big screens on October 25, 2019.

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