The film which is a sequel to the James Cameron directorial reportedly recorded a bumper advance opening in Indian cinemas.
The sequel to the Oscar-winning film ‘Avatar’ has already sold over 15,000 tickets within just 3 days since opening up ticket counters in the country. It must be noted that the advance openings were just in premium formats, across 45 screens.
With 3 more weeks to go before the film releases worldwide, and more shows set to open across India, it remains to be seen how big a splash the film will make at the box office.
As the film gears up for its massive release next month, the early trend in the advance booking showcase an encouraging sign for a blockbuster start to December.
Kamal Gianchandani- CEO – PVR pictures shares, “James Cameron and his films have always created magic on the Indian box office and audiences have been waiting for this spectacle!. There has been a massive response on the advance booking even though it is just the premium formats and with all other formats opening today, we are expecting huge numbers ahead!.”
Rajender Singh Jyala, Chief Programming Officer at INOX Leisure Limited, added, “The sequel to Avatar will be a massive family entertainer that people across generations will witness. All our premium format shows across most of the INOX properties have already been sold out, which is excellent news for us. Booking numbers will go up significantly once we open bookings of regular 3D and 2D formats.”
Devang Sampat, CEO Cinepolis says, “When Avatar released 13 years ago, we were mesmerised to see the massive response to the film. It was a blockbuster back then and it still is ruling hearts across moviegoers. Our audiences have always showered great love to larger than life entertainers and within a day only, we have garnered phenomenal response to the film across India. Do watch the film at Cinépolis Real D 3D – worlds best 3D technology.”
The visual spectacle will release in six languages across India -English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
Months prior to the release of the sequel, James Cameron announced his decision to re-release ‘Avatar’ in theatres for fans to witness the magic of Pandora.