BookMyShow records 1 mn advance ticket sales for ‘Avengers: Endgame’
MUMBAI: Online ticketing platform BookMyShow has said that ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has become the fastest film to have sold a million advance tickets on its platform. The platform stated that a record one million tickets have been sold in just over a day.
Fans are doing #WhateverItTakes to get their hands on the tickets, as BookMyShow witnessed a peak of 18 tickets per second, even before the film releases in cinemas on 26th April.
‘Avengers: Endgame’ is the 22nd film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the latest after Captain Marvel, which released last month. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Brie Larson, amongst others, the film is the answer to every fan’s question – what happens next?
Speaking about the audience reception, BookMyShow COO – Cinemas Ashish Saksena said, “With just a few days left for Avengers: Endgame to hit the screens – the excitement around it is palpable. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a massive fan following across the world and over the years, has emerged as one of the most followed movie franchises in India as well. The prequel – Avengers: Infinity War broke all records and saw the biggest worldwide opening of all times. The concluding part in the franchise – Avengers: Endgame – is creating waves on BookMyShow before its release, with over a million tickets already sold, and we expect the film to break more records as cinemas continue to open the advance bookings.”
“Avengers: Endgame is not just a movie, it’s an epic culmination of a decade long journey which the fans have taken with us across 22 films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The phenomenal interest shown by audiences across the country is a testament of how this is one of the most anticipated movies for the fans and we can’t wait for them to watch it. Partnering with BookMyShow has enabled us to reach out to cinema-lovers across the country with their incisive data and analytics gathered from millions of its users,” said Disney India Studio Entertainment Head Bikram Duggal.
To offer Marvel fans the best experience around the final chapter in the Avengers’ franchise, BookMyShow has released specially curated videos around the film, available on the app and website. The entertainment destination will also reward users with attractive offers and discounts along with its payment partners offering Rs 150 off on tickets booked via Amazon Pay. Avengers: Endgame releases in cinemas on 26th April in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.