As Avengers: Infinity War inches closer to claim the highest Hollywood grosser in India tag pipping The Jungle Book, which made Rs 187 crore, the superhero movie is breaking records of other English films released in the country as well.The 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has topped the list of Hollywood films that have made all-time highest weekend collections in India.With Rs 121 crore, Avengers Infinity War surpassed the weekend business of Fate of the Furious which is the eighth installment in the Fast and Furious franchise.#AvengersInfinityWar added ₹ 20 Cr Nett on Tuesday, May 1st in #IndiaClose Total: ₹ 134.82 cr NBOC. related news Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for South cinema Most watched series on Netflix: Binge worthy shows people are viewing across the world Bala joins content-rich super hits from Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, all eyes now on #AajKal, Angrezi … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War sets new record in India, becomes highest Hollywood weekend grosser with Rs 121 cr
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In March this year, the Tamil film industry had come to a screeching halt. Not only film releases but productions too were put on hold due to a strike by theatre owners against the Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC). As many as 30 films were awaiting a release date and after a long delay, some films will finally hit the theatres this month.Starting from May 4, films like horror comedy Iruttu Aarayil Murattu Kuthu, romantic comedy Kaathirupor Pattiyal, Alaipesi and actor Allu Arjun’s film En Peru Suriya En Veedu India will entertain the audiences this summer.While May 9 will only see one release Nadigaiyar Thilagam, May 11 will have three films playing in Tamil theatres — Vishal’s Irumbu Thirai, Bhaskar Oru Rascal and Iravukku Aayiram Kangal. Next on the list is May 18 release Kaali.Close However, it will only be in June when a big-ticket Tamil film will come to the cinema halls. Rajinikanth’s Kaala is set for a June 7 release and the … [Read more...] about After Avengers: Infinity War breaks dry spell, can Rajinikanth’s Kaala woo audiences in Tamil Nadu?
In the first week itself, Avengers: Infinity War of the Marvel Cinematic Universe entered the Rs 150 crore club by collecting Rs 156.64 crore in seven days after its release. While the film did not face any competition from Bollywood in its initial week, it looks like Hollywood’s latest offering has little competition in the second week too.Only two small-ticket Hindi films have hit the theatres this Friday — Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor-starrer 102 Not Out and Rajkummar Rao’s Omerta.While 102 Not Out saw a slow start with box office opening of around 10-15 per cent, Omerta’s Friday opening stands at 0-5 per cent, according to Bollywood news portal Box Office India.Close Film trade analyst Joginder Tuteja expects 102 Not Out to add Rs 3-4 crore in its kitty on the first day and Omerta to rake in at least Rs 1 crore as the film is for the niche urban multiplex audience and hence would primarily be dependent on critical acclaim. related news … [Read more...] about Is Bollywood making way for Avengers: Infinity War to enter Rs 200cr club? Only 2 small-ticket releases this week
After breaking records in India, magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has ventured into the China market on May 4. Trade pundits predict a strong debut for the war drama that has earned Rs 3.34 crore (USD 500,000) in pre-sales.The second part in the Baahubali franchise opened in more than 7,000 screens in China and ranked number one in advance bookings among new releases on May 4.According to Koimoi, a Bollywood news portal, the distributors have allotted over 40,000 shows to Baahubali 2: The Conclusion on its opening day, much higher than others like Dangal and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.Close Day one collection for Dangal was Rs 16.63 crore, and for Bajrangi Bhaijaan it was Rs 14.96 crore. related news Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for South cinema Most watched series on Netflix: Binge worthy shows people are viewing across the world Bala joins content-rich super hits from Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, all eyes … [Read more...] about Baahubali 2 begins China show on a promising note, readies for Avengers: Infinity War
In 2016, Hollywood flick The Jungle Book based on Rudyard Kipling's book became the highest grosser in India with collections of Rs 188 crore. But, the superheroes from Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 19th Avengers: Infinity War have now managed to grab more eyeballs than Jungle Book's protagonist, Mowgli. Avengers has so far garnered roughly Rs 196.59 crore in India.According to film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Avengers: Infinity War will be the first film to gross over Rs 200 crore in India.In a tweet, he said, “Avengers Infinity War has a HISTORIC Week 1... Sets new benchmarks for Hollywood films in India... The SENSATIONAL numbers reaffirm the fact that well-made entertainment-driven films will always be the first choice of moviegoers.”Close In its second week, Avengers surpassed the lifetime collections of Jungle Book at the Indian box office. related news Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity ups the bar for Hollywood in India, may surpass The Jungle Book with Rs 200-cr biz
While Avengers: Infinity War is still attracting a large number viewers to cinema halls, distributor of the film, Walt Disney has some good news for fans of the superhero franchise. The studio has hinted that more films in the Avengers series will be on offer after the release of the fourth installment in May 2019.In an earnings call, Chief Executive Bob Iger said that Disney would likely to try its hand at a new franchise beyond Avengers, pointing out that there were some 7,000 characters in the Marvel universe that could be explored in the series.Recently, Disney announced its quarterly profits that topped Wall Street forecasts, partly based on the success of the film Black Panther that was released on February 16.Close The studio has found success not only worldwide, but in India as well with its recent ventures including "The Jungle Book" which was until now India’s highest grossing Hollywood film before Avengers: Infinity War. related news Ajith-starrer … [Read more...] about ‘Black Panther’ helps Disney turn profitable in Q3; studio hints at new franchise beyond Avengers