Avengers: Infinity War has achieved the unbelievable. The movie has opened to rave reviews on April 27. Fans are flocking theatres to watch the movie ASAP. It is getting tougher by the minute to land a couple of tickets for this movie. No wonder, it has emerged as the winner at the Indian box office. The movie has collected Rs 31.3 crore on its opening day becoming the highest opening day grosser of 2018, beating Deepika Padukoneâ€™s Padmaavat and Tiger Shroffâ€™s Baaghi 2. But that is not all. With that thunderous response to the movie has also managed to become the tenth highest opening day grosser of all time. Here is a quick breakdown of the numbers.
The movie has beaten the opening day collections of the biggest hit of 2017, Golmaal Again. The Ajay Devgn-Parineeti Chopra starrerÂ mintedÂ Rs. 30.14 crore on day 1. The difference is marginal, but there is a chance that the former might beat latterâ€™s weekend collections. Now moving on to the Khans of Bollywood. Hard to believe but Avengers: Infinity War has also beaten the opening day collections of Aamir Khanâ€™s Dangal â€“Â Rs. 29.78 crore. Speaking of Aamir Khan movies, even PK lags behind AIW, with a day 1 collection ofÂ Rs. 26.63 crore.
Salman Khanâ€™s movies namely Kick and Bajrangi Bhaijaan had a collection of Rs 27.25 crore and Rs 26.40 crore, respectively, on day 1. Thus, Avengers: Infinity War has also zoomed past these movies. (ALSO READ:Â Avengers: Infinity War movie reviewÂ â€“ This film can be easily termed as the best one in the Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Currently, the nine movies above Infinity War are Singham Returns,Â Ek Tha Tiger, ChennaiÂ Express,Â Happy New Year, Baahubali 2, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Sultan, Dhoom 3, Tiger Zinda Hai.