Avengers Endgame has set the Indian box office on fire. Breaking all-time Indian box office opening record by bringing in more than Rs 53 crore, the Russo brothers directorial has beaten Aamir Khan-starrer Thugs of Hindostan record, which earned Rs 52.25 crore on its first day of the block buster release.
Avengers: Endgame has sold more than 2.5 million advance tickets — a new record for any Hollywood film in India, AFP reports, quoting BookMyShow data. Demand for the latest Marvel series movie is so high that some cinemas are planning round the clock screenings, said Ashish Saksena, chief operating officer of BookMyShow. But just a day ahead of the film’s opening, a torrented version or pirated copies of the full movie was leaked by Chinese fans, along with a second version pirated by a Russian betting company.
Looking at the craze of the film; it can break all records in India!! Trade is supremely confident that this film will emerge as a huge grosser..
This is Crazy , 3 AM show and it happens only in India #avengersendgame. They sold 18 tickets per second really learn Bollywood some tips
As per film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has emerged as the biggest opener from the Hindi film industry.
Calling it an “eye-opener” for Bollywood, Adarsh tweeted, “the film sets new benchmarks on Day 1. An eye opener for the industry that feels national holidays/festivals yield best results at the Box Office.”
Marvel’s previous outing Avengers: Infinity War had opened to Rs 31 crore in last year 2018, and is the highest grossing Hollywood film in India. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, on the other hand, collected an estimated Rs 122.03 (cumulative figure of all languages). The multi-lingual fantasy drama collected an estimated total of Rs 40.75 crore from the Hindi market. The remaining Rs 81 crore was amassed from the other regional markets.
Meanwhile, Avengers: Endgame opened enormously with a record Rs 1,186 crore earnings worldwide. The film also beat Star Wars: The Force Awakens for preview record with Rs 419 crore in Thursday evening US previews this week.
Avengers Endgame 24 x 7 in cinemas in India. Never seen this before. Weekend is already full house and weekdays are seeing similar demand.
The film continued smashing all box office collections at the international box office, crushing Rs 2,130 crore in just its first two days, reports Deadline.
The film’s star-studded cast includes Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Chris Evans as Captain America, Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow, Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Don Cheadle as War Machine, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Josh Brolin as Thanos, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel and Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie.