Avengers: Endgame is undoubtedly the biggest movie of the year and pre-sales records and fans’ enthusiasm across the world are proof of the same. Many theatres are even booked to the capacity till the weekend. And now, much to fans’ rejoice, as per Bollywood Hungama’s report, major multiplex chains have received permission to screen shows round the clock in India. So, yes, the movie will be shown post-mid-night as well.
Midnight and post-midnight screenings are quite common in foreign nations including Pakistan. For the unversed, as per law, in India movies cannot be screen beyond midnight. But distributors of Avengers: Endgame, however, managed to get permission and this will bolster the movie’s collections.
A source from a major multiplex chain told Bollywood Hungama, “The permission came through today and we were informed of the same verbally. The permission, however, is given only for Avengers: Endgame. We are now sitting down to chalk the programming for these post-midnight shows. However, as of now, we are planning to have these shows only in A-tier cities and especially in IMAX and 4DX versions.”
A trade expert told the portal that it is a great move and how it is a win-win situation for all. The trade expert also said that the moviegoers were disappointed since they were eager to see Avengers: Endgame during the weekend but couldn’t book in time and didn’t get the chance as tickets got sold. He also opined that despite the odd timings, such shows will have 100% occupancy as the demand is higher.