From today, the Hollywood blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way Home is set to wreak havoc at the box office. The film, which stars Tom Holland in the lead role, is generating a lot of buzz in India. Let's see how the movie is doing in advance of the first day's booking.
We recently learned that the film had sold over 50,000 tickets in a short period of time. The craze is widespread, with multiplexes playing a significant role. Let's take a look at how it's doing in major Indian cities:
In terms of advance booking, the Delhi-NCR region outperforms Mumbai. For day one, 80-85 percent of shows in 3D and higher versions (English & Hindi) are almost full. With 50-55 percent of shows filling quickly, the 2D version is expected to be lower.
Mumbai is experiencing a massive surge in advance bookings. It outperforms Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, with around 55-60 percent of 2D shows nearly sold out. With around 70% of shows sold out, 3D and IMAX versions have been the most popular.
For IMAX 3D and higher versions of Spider-Man: No Way Home, all shows have reached the houseful mark, while the basic 3D version has 50-55 percent of shows filling quickly. The popularity of 2D versions is low, with only about 40% of shows selling out quickly.
Ahmedabad has a lower performance than the other cities mentioned. Spider-Man: No Way Home is nearly sold out in around 40% of theatres here (3D and higher). The 2D version shows that 20-25 percent of the shows are rapidly filling.
Ahmedabad's performance is lower than the other cities mentioned. In around 40% of theatres here, Spider-Man: No Way Home is nearly sold out (3D and higher). According to the 2D version, 20-25 percent of the shows are rapidly filling.
Shows in English 3D and higher versions are filling up quickly in Chennai, with 80-85 percent showings. The demand for Tamil 3D and higher versions is low, with around 35 percent of shows selling out months in advance. 2D versions of all languages are much less popular, with only 15-20% of shows filling up quickly.
For 3D and higher versions, 50-55 percent of shows in Pune are filling quickly. The 2D version has a low fill rate, with only 15-20% of the shows filling quickly. Kolkata is going full throttle, with 70-75 percent of shows for 3D and higher versions filling up quickly. 2D is low, with only 15-20% of shows filling quickly.