15 records Avengers: Infinity War broke at the Indian box office over the first week

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Marvel‘s latest release Avengers: Infinity War has set the cash registers ringing ever since it released on April 27. The film was one of the most anticipated films of the decade and while there was a huge buzz around it in America, no one ever thought that Avengers: Infinity War would go on a record breaking run at the Indian box office too. In fact, after raking in Rs 156.64 crore in the country, looks like Avengers: Infinity War has made 15 new records at the Indian box office in the first week. Considering that Avengers: Infinity War was released in only 2000 screens in the country, we have to say this is a phenomenal achievement.

But before getting into the records that Avengers: Infinity War has set, let us look at how the film was able to rake in such a huge amount of money? After analysing the film’s run till now, we have figured that all this has been majorily possible courtesy the massive buzz and the fantastic content of the film. In fact, with several secrets coming out and many character tracks changing forever, people flocked to the theatres to watch Avengers: Infinity War. And after being impressed with the film’s storyline and execution, the audience and critics started raving about the movie. This tremendous word of mouth publicity helped it rake in such a large amount of money at the ticket window and break several records at the Indian box office.

Anyway, check out 15 box office records that Avengers: Infinity War broke over the first weekend in India right here:

# Highest occupancy of 2018

After recording an occupancy of 90 – 100 per cent on day 1, Avengers: Infinity War beat Padmaavat to become the movie with the highest occupancy of 2018.

# Highest occupancy for a Hollywood film in India

No Hollywood film has ever recorded an opening occupancy above 60 per cent in India, but after Avengers: Infinity War had a 90 – 100 per cent occupancy on day 1, it became the highest for a Hollywood film in India.

# Highest opener of 2018 in India

Avengers: Infinity War (Rs 31.30 crore) beat Baaghi 2 (Rs 25.10 crore) to become the highest box office opener of 2018 in India.

# Highest opening day grosser for a Hollywood film in India

After raking in Rs 31.30 crore, Avengers: Infinity War beat Furious 7‘s record (Rs 12.30 crore) to become the highest opening day grosser for a Hollywood film in India.

# Highest first day grosser for a Marvel film in India

Avengers: Infinity War (Rs 31.30 crore) triumphed over the day one collection of Avengers: Age of Ultron (Rs 10.98 crore) to become the highest first day grosser for a Marvel film in India.

# 10th all time highest box office opener in India

With a day one collection of Rs 31.30 crore, Avengers: Infinity War also became the 10th highest all time opener in India. It beat Aamir Khan’s Dangal and Salman Khan’s Kick in the process. It also became the only Hollywood film to enter the top 10 list of highest box office openers in India ever.

# Highest Saturday collection for 2018

Avengers: Infinity War raked in Rs 31.50 crore on day 2 (Saturday) to become the highest Saturday grosser of 2018. Padmaavat (Rs 27 crore) held this record earlier.

# Highest Sunday collection for 2018

Avengers: Infinity War (Rs 32.50 crore) beat Padmaavat‘s collection of Rs 31 crore to bag the highest Sunday collection of 2018 till date.

# Highest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India

After beating the likes of The Jungle Book (Rs 40.47 crore) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (Rs 36.10 crore), Avengers: Infinity War (Rs 94.30 crore) became the highest opening weekend grosser for a Hollywood film in India.

# Second highest opening weekend grosser of 2018

Avengers: Infinity War has broken several records but it failed to beat Padmaavat‘s opening weekend collection of Rs 114 core. With that the Marvel superhero film became the second highest opening weekend grosser of 2018.

# Highest first weekend grosser for a Marvel movie in India

By beating Avengers: Age of Ultron (Rs 36.10 crore), Avengers: Infinity War has become the highest opening weekend grosser for a Marvel film in India.

# First Hollywood film to collect Rs 20 crore at the Indian box office for five consecutive days

After earning Rs 31.30 crore on day 1, Rs 30.50 crore on day 2, Rs 32.50 crore on day 3, Rs 20.52 crore on day 4 and Rs 20.34 crore on day 5, Avengers: Infinity War became the first and only Hollywood film to collect Rs 20 crore in India for five consecutive days.

# Fastest Hollywood film to collect Rs 150 crore in India

Avengers: Infinity War (7 days) beat The Jungle Book (20 days) to become the fastest Hollywood film to collect Rs 150 crore in India.

# Highest opening week grosser for a Hollywood film in India

Marvel’s latest release has raked in Rs 156.64 crore in the first week to beat The Jungle Book (Rs 74.08 crore) and become the highest opening week grosser for a Hollywood film in India.

# Second highest opening week grosser of 2018 in India

The latest Avengers installment (Rs 156.64 crore) failed to beat Padmaavat (Rs 166.50 crore), but still managed to become the second highest opening week grosser of 2018 in India.

Anyway, if you have seen the movie, share with us your thoughts about the movie in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to Public Tv English as we get you all the dope and updates about Avengers: Infinity War right here.

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