Last Friday released, the immensely-awaited American superhero film Avengers Infinity War has completed its one week journey on a tremendous note. After an exceptional opening, it remained super-strong throughout and collected big numbers on weekdays as well at the Indian box office due to a solid word of mouth.
Directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo, Avengers Infinity War has received very positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience across the globe for its thrilling story-line, jaw-dropping actions and power-packed performances by all the actors. As expected, it has impressed everyone and got a thunderous response.
Being the most hyped offering of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Walt Disney Studios’ presentation opened on a fantastic note and registered the best Hollywood opening of all time at the Indian box office. By remaining massive throughout, it did the business of 94.30 crores nett on the opening weekend, that included 31.30 crores of Friday, 30.50 crores of Saturday and 32.50 crores of Sunday from 2000+ screens.
Then on weekdays, due to holidays on Monday and Tuesday, Avengers Infinity War stayed strong and minted the amounts of 20.52 crores and 20.34 crores respectively. On Wednesday, as usual, it faced a considerable drop and raked the business of 11.75 crores in India.
On the next day i.e. Thursday, the third instalment of the franchise Avengers, Infinity War witnessed further drop in footfalls and bagged the amount of 9.73 crores. With this, the total collection of the film after a week has become 156.64 nett (200.82 crores gross) from Indian screens.
After such a terrific opening week, Avengers Infinity War has emerged the second highest grossing Hollywood film at the Indian box office of all time by surpassing the lifetime total collection of 2015’s Furious 7 (149 crores nett). As per current trend, it seems capable to dominate The Jungle Book (188 crores nett) as well by the second weekend.