Avengers Endgame India box office week 1: Marvel film outclasses every Hindi film in history, grosses ₹310 cr
Marvel’s record breaking superhero film, Avengers: Endgame has made ₹260 crore nett at the end of the first week of release, and ₹310 crore gross, beating out every Hindi film in history.
Avengers: Endgame continues to break records at the India box office. After one week of release, the Marvel superhero film has made ₹260 crore nett, and grossed ₹310 crore, beating out every Hindi film in history at the same point.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter that the film has crossed the first week business of all Hindi film ‘by a wide margin’. The film’s day-to-day breakdown is as follows, “Fri 53.60 cr, Sat 52.20 cr, Sun 52.85 cr, Mon 31.05 cr, Tue 26.10 cr, Wed 28.50 cr, Thu 16.10 cr.”
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The historic first week total makes Avengers: Endgame the biggest film of all time in India box office history, with the exception of Baahubali: The Conclusion (although Endgame has overtaken the first week total of Baahubali 2’s Hindi version). The film is already the most successful Hollywood import in history, beating out its predecessor Avengers: Infinity War.
By comparison, the Hindi dubbed version of Baahubali 2 made ₹247 crore after week one. Salman Khan’s Sultan made ₹227 crore (after nine days of release), Tiger Zinda Hai made ₹206 crore, Sanju made ₹202 crore and Aamir Khan’s Dangal made ₹197 crore.
Endgame crossed the ₹100 crore milestone on its second day of release, the ₹150 crore mark on day three, ₹200 on day five and ₹250 crore on day seven.
The film has made an astounding $1.6 billion at the worldwide box office, beating out the lifetime totals of Avengers: Age of Ultron and 2012’s The Avengers. The film will next set its sights on the $2 billion total of Avengers: Infinity War, which it could cross by the end of the second weekend. The all-time record is held by James Cameron’s Avatar, which has made $2.7 billion worldwide.
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