Avengers: Endgame tips Baahubali off its throne in India collecting ₹1.5 billion over the weekend
- Avengers: Endgame is topping the charts in India, making ₹1.57 billion over the opening weekend.
- It was a gradual climb from the opening day where Avengers: Endgame was able to garner ₹530 million, while still lagging behind Baahubali and 2.0.
- Even so, Avengers: Endgame earnings don’t make a big dent in the movie’s $1.2 billion global collection over the weekend.
On the first day, however, it had garnered ₹530 million ($7.59 million) and was unable to top the charts, coming in third after Bahubali: The Conclusion and, Tamil film, Robot 2.0. By the second day, collections from the Avengers finale reached ₹ 1.04 billion ($15 billion).
By the end of the weekend Avengers: Endgame was able to push through to ₹1.57 billion and lead the Box Office India charts.
But, in the grand scope of things where Avengers: Endgame was able to collect $1.2 billion globally — $300 million from China — collections from India barely made a dent.
Nonetheless, the film has collected 67% more than its predecessor Avengers: Infinity War that collected ₹940 million in its first three days.
The film has collected 67% more than the previous Avengers film Infinity War which did 94 crore nett in its first three days. That was also a record for a Hollywood film which has been surpassed by leaps and bounds.
Round the clock shows have probably help boost the collection rates even in movie halls where prices reached ₹2,400.
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