Mumbai: "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 nett in three days. The movie collected Rs 52.70 cr nett 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 nett 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, "...Endgame" has raked in Rs 157.20 cr from 2,845 screens. Globally, the movie, directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, has minted $1.2 billion.
In another Tweet he said that the movie was surpassing the records of other hindi films like Dangal and Sanju etc.He also said that
AvengersEndgame is trending much, much better than Hindi biggies... Will cross *Week 1* biz of #Dangal [₹ 197.54 cr], #TigerZindaHai [₹ 206.04 cr] and #Sanju [₹ 202.51 cr] on *Day 5*... All set to challenge *Week 1* biz of #Baahubali2 #Hindi [₹ 247 cr]. India biz.