Marvel Studios’ new film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’, which released as the 29th episode of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has created a new record by earning over Rs 60 crore in the first weekend of its release. The film has now reached number five in terms of earnings in the first weekend of Hollywood films released so far in the country. Disney’s animation film ‘The Lion King’, which has held this position till now, has been dropped from the list of Top 5. The film has earned around Rs 18 crore in the first four days only in Hindi.
Amazing first weekend
The film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’, released in India a day before the US, made a grand opening of Rs 18.60 crore on the very first day. Although the collection of the film fell to Rs 11.55 crore on Friday, but on Saturday, the film made a great comeback with a growth of 36 per cent and earned Rs 16.70 crore on this day. According to Sunday’s initial figures, the film has earned around Rs 18 crore in all languages combined. The film has now become the fifth highest-grossing first weekend film among all Hollywood films that have released in the country so far, with the film’s first four-day earnings crossing Rs 60 crore.
Strong collection even on Sunday
Sunday’s earnings of the film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ were around Rs 18 crore according to the initial figures. Along with this, the film was successful in registering its name at the fifth place in the list of first weekend earnings among all Hollywood films released in the country. The location so far was followed by Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ which earned Rs 54.75 crore in the first weekend at the time of its release in the year 2019. The film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ easily crossed this earning figure on Sunday.
Top 5 movies of the first weekend
Here is the list of top 5 Hollywood movies released in India in terms of first weekend earnings:
||first weekend earnings
(Rs. in crore)
|Avengers Endgame (2019)
|Spiderman No Way Home (2021)
|Avengers Infinity War (2018)
|Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
|Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
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Top fans of MCU in India
The number of fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in India has been increasing continuously since its first release in 2008, Ironman. So far 28 films of this series have been released. The film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is the 29th film of this episode. These stories from the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been progressing film by film. Their solo superheroes have previously been taking their own story forward in their own universe. Then all these superheroes came together in the films of ‘Avengers’ series and saved the world from dangers. This series has reached Phase 4 since the film ‘Spiderman: Far From Home’, which was released after the film ‘Avengers Endgame’.