Gripping Indian Box Office in a Tsunami, Avengers: Endgame created a benchmark on the first day of its release this Friday as the thriller collected Rs 53.10 crore on the first day itself. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Brie Larson, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner and Scarlett Johansson, the movie was much-awaited and had even set advance ticket sales records.
Post the screening across 2845 screens, Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the figures on his Instagram handle. His post informed, “#AvengersEndgame is SENSATIONAL… Creates HISTORY… Records highest *Day 1* of 2019 *so far* Emerges biggest #Hollywood opener *to date* Crosses *Day 1* biz of #ThugsOfHindostan, the biggest opener from *Hindi* film industry [₹ 52.25 cr – #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu] #AvengersEndgame emerges a game changer… Sets new benchmarks on Day 1… An eye opener for the industry that feels national holidays/festivals yield best results at the BO… Fri ₹ 53.10 cr Nett BOC. India biz. Gross BOC: ₹ 63.21 cr. NON-HOLIDAY RELEASE. #AvengersInfinityWar versus #AvengersEndgame… Day 1 biz… 2018: #AvengersInfinityWar ₹ 31.30 cr / 2000+ screens 2019: #AvengersEndgame ₹ 53.10 cr / 2845 screens #English #Hindi #Tamil #Telugu Nett BOC. India biz. What a coincidence… #Baahubali2 released on [Fri] 28 April 2017 #AvengersInfinityWar released on [Fri] 27 April 2018 Now #AvengersEndgame has released on [Fri] 26 April 2019 All three money spinners have released on the *last Friday* of April. NON-HOLIDAY RELEASES all.” (sic)
Helmed by Russo Brothers Joe and Anthony, Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd film from MCU, the latest after Captain Marvel, which released last month. It shows supervillain Thanos engaging in an epic battle with superheroes like Iron Man, Thor and Captain America.
On online ticketing platform BookMyShow, the film clocked the highest number of advance tickets sold for a Hollywood film on BookMyShow and was on its way to hit 4 million in ticket sales on the first day of its release on Friday. The film hit a peak of 18 tickets per second on the first day of advance sales.