- BookMyShow announced the list of films and events that were most loved and enjoyed in 2019.
- Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame was this year’s India’s highest-selling online ticketing movie followed by Uri: The Surgical Strike.
- The review of BookMyShow is for the period from 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019.
BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination, takes us on a trip down the memory lane with #ShowOffTheYear to give us all a holistic view of the movies and events that won hearts this year.
The online ticketing site announced the list of films and activities that we most loved and enjoyed in 2019. Marvel Studios’ Avengers: this year’s Endgame was India’s highest-selling online ticketing movie. Helmed by the Russo Brothers, Joe and Anthony, the movie marked the end of Marvel’s third phase. In April, it was released in India.
The ticket sales data was published by BookMyShow, the popular online platform. Over 1880 films across languages and Avengers were hosted by BookMyShow in 2019: Endgame, selling over 8.6 million tickets, ended up being the highest-selling Hollywood film. It is followed by the Vicky Kaushal-starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike, selling on the platform over 5.7 million tickets.
Which Indian Movies were booked maximum times on BookMyShow:
Actors such as Akshay Kumar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh were helping Kaushal to retain the josh (energy) at the box office.
Akshay Kumar’s three deals this year–Kesari, Mission Mangal and Housefull 4 – saw 9.2 million ticket sales. With a total of 6.3 million tickets for three projects including Article 15, Dream Girl and Bala, Ayushmann Khurrana is closer to Kumar.
The top 10 Hindi film buckets were dominated by Hrithik Roshan (Super 30 and War) and Ranveer Singh (Simmba and Gully Boy) with two films each.
These are the top 10 movies that saw maximum bookings in India:
1 Avengers: Endgame
2 URI – The Surgical Strike
3 Kabir Singh
6 The Lion King
7 Mission Mangal
9 Gully Boy
The review of BookMyShow is for the period from 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019.
In terms of live entertainment, in 2019, the number of live international events reported on BookMyShow increased by 62%. It also highlighted the 119% rise in demand for international live events. The popular events included: U2: the 2019 Joshua Tree Tour, the 2019 NBA India Games, and the show of Aziz Ansari.