Avengers: Infinity War India Box Office: With the likes of Fast & Furious franchise, The Jungle Book and many Marvel movies, Hollywood movies has opened up the gates for themselves in India. With the release of Avengers: Infinity War, trade pundits were high on hopes about the movie earning big.
Avengers: Infinity War has surpassed all the expectations and has taken a never seen before opening for a Hollywood movie in India. The movie has opened in the range of 75-80% at the box office. This is way bigger than any Bollywood movie this year. An interesting point to note is the movie has just been released in 2000 screens over the country.
Tiger Shroff’s Baaghi 2 which was released on over 3500 screens opened in the range of 50-55%. This is Bollywood’s best this year and Avengers: Infinity War has surpassed it with ease. Padmaavat with over 3750 screens opened in the range of 40-45%.
Twenty two superheroes, including Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man, Mark Ruffalo’s The Hulk and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange, and one big villain after six infinity stones — Avengers: Infinity War is bringing the deadliest showdown of all time to the big screen on April 27 in India.
The off-screen Avengers army has assembled to grab the tickets to watch the epic on-screen battle.
“The response to ticket bookings for ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ has been extremely encouraging across formats. And while, as expected, the craze for watching the film on an IMAX screen is huge, the sales have been remarkable even for the 3D format,” Ashish Saksena, Chief Operating Officer – Cinemas, BookMyShow, said in a statement to IANS.
“Given the huge anticipation around the film from fans, Disney opened the advance bookings on Sunday instead of Wednesday as is the trend and this turned out to be a rewarding decision.”
Echoing this, Rajender Singh Jyala, Chief Programming Officer, INOX Leisure Limited, said the advance booking response of Avengers: Infinity War is “outstanding across all their multiplexes”.
“We opened advance bookings on Sunday (April 22) morning and we sold over 40,000 tickets by 7 p.m., which is the highest ever for any Hollywood movie and second highest advance of all time after ‘Baahubali 2‘.”