Marvel's Avengers: Endgame races past INR 150 crore in India in opening weekend
Marvel's most-awaited Hollywood film Avengers: Endgame is unstoppable at the Indian box office, where it has surpassed Rs 157 crore in its opening weekend. Avengers: Endgame had a spectacular weekend at the Indian box office, collecting Rs 157.20 net in three days. The movie collected Rs 52.70 cr net on Sunday," read a statement issued on behalf of the makers.
The film, released on April 26, features Hollywood biggies like Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth suiting up as the world's favourite superheroes. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) have embraced the film the world over. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, it has written "history" with its "record-breaking, blockbuster weekend"."Unimaginable, unbelievable, unprecedented... Friday Rs 53.10 crore, Saturday Rs 51.40 crore, Sunday Rs 52.70 crore. Total: Rs 157.20 cr net box office collection. India business," Adarsh tweeted.
He compared it to last year's Avengers: Infinity War, pointing out that it had made Rs 94.30 crore from 2,000 screens in its opening weekend. Whereas, the sequel has raked in Rs 157.20 crore from 2,845 screens. Globally, the movie, directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, has minted USD 1.2 billion.