When Avengers released back in 2012, the superhero genre was on a raise in India and when Avengers: Age Of Ultron released in 2015 there was enough audience to watch such films. But this year’s Avengers: Infinity War has crashed every barricade crossing the 200 crore mark at the Indian box office.
By now the majority of people in India are aware of what these 20+ odd superheroes do and what’s the basic storyline of these films. Those who haven’t watched even a single of them are calling this one a visual delight leaving the cinema hall with satisfaction.
The movie is larger than life and appeals to many set of audiences. Even the pre-90s people are accepting this magnum opus on the grounds of technical wonder. The movie collected 4.37crores on its 3rd Sunday. It collected 10 crores in its 3rd weekend and now stands at the grand total of 213.94 crores.
Avengers: Infinity War surpassed Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots yesterday. Yes, 3 Idiots released back in 2009 but still for a Hollywood movie this still is an achievement to proudly boast for.
Anthony and Joe Russo returned to direct Avengers: Infinity War, which also sees stars Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, Tom Holland, and Mark Ruffalo reprising their roles.
In this latest instalment, the Avengers also teams up with the Guardians of the Galaxy, lead by Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord.
The Russo brothers directed Captain America: Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War, which became 2016’s top worldwide grosser with $1.16 billion. Joss Whedon directed 2012’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The two Avengers films have grossed nearly $3 billion worldwide. The Avengers is the fifth-highest grosser of all time at $1.52 billion and Age of Ultron is the seventh-highest at $1.41 billion.