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Avengers: Infinity War Sells Over A Million Tickets In India Before Release

While metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru are leading the advance sales, exceptional response is also being seen from tier 2 towns such as Bhubaneshwar and Thiruvananthapuramm.

IANS

Updated:April 27, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
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Avengers: Infinity War Sells Over A Million Tickets In India Before Release
This image released by Marvel Studios shows Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." (Image: AP)
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Highly-anticipated Hollywood film Avengers: Infinity War sold over one million tickets on Indian online ticketing platform BookMyShow before its release today. It is now just second to Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in all time advance sales bookings. BookMyShow made the announcement on Thursday.

While metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru are leading the advance sales, exceptional response is also being seen from tier 2 towns such as Bhubaneshwar and Thiruvananthapuramm. The regional language versions of the film have contributed to 25 per cent of the overall advance ticket sales with its Hindi version leading the way. In addition, BookMyShow has alone sold close to 65 per cent of the total IMAX ticket inventory available for the opening weekend of the film.

Avengers: Infinity War is the newest addition to the Marvel cinematic universe and has got its fans excited and eagerly waiting for its release.

"To effectively reach out to them, we joined forces with Disney India to combine our digital efforts and together developed a deeper understanding of consumer buying behaviour and purchase patterns, allowing us to achieve remarkable results," Marzdi Kalianiwala, Vice President-Marketing and Business Intelligence, BookMyShow, said in a statement to IANS.

"'Avengers: Infinity War' is not just a movie, it's a historic event and the excitement around the movie's release is palpable," said Bikram Duggal, Executive Director and Head, Studio Entertainment, Disney India.


Avengers: Infinity War, will bring together 22 superheroes like Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk against one super-villain Thanos. Starring actors like Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch and Scarlett Johansson, the Anthony and Joe Russo directorial hits 2,000 Indian screens in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu today.
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