The 19th film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Avengers Infinity War has grossed more than 120 crore in the opening weekend. As per trade analysts, Infinity War grossed 41 crore on Sunday in India itself which took its overall collection to more than 120 crore.
Avengers will return with a second installment of Infinity War in 2019
Avengers Infinity War has proved to be a bigger hit than any movie ever-made in the history of Indian cinema. In fact, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much anticipated project Padmaavat is also being criticized by the same. Deepika and Ranveer Singh starrer Padmaavat grossed 83 crores including the paid-previews in its opening weekend.
It seems like the west has a lot to teach to Indian movie-makers.
Not only Bollywood, Avengers has become the top most grossing movies worldwide. Infinity War has beaten the seventh film in the long-running Star Wars space saga, The Force Awakens by making $250 million in its opening weekend.
On the related note, Avengers Infinity War has earned $630 million worldwide on its opening weekend.