KGF: Chapter 2 — The sequel to Prashanth Neel’s historical thriller — is among the best-selling and most-watched films of 2022. According to BookMyShow’s “Best of 2022” report, on release date Released — April 14 — the film has sold 2.14 million tickets, with further collections coming next weekend. The Kannada-language film sold 34% of all tickets during the 2022 weekend, surpassing Baahubali 2: The RESULTS by SS Rajamouli, to become the best-selling film on the platform, by a whopping 17.7 million tickets sold.
Based on BookMyShow, KGF: Chapter 2 also topped the charts for the highest number of pre-orders, a success thanks to RRR, Ponnyin Selvan: I, Doctor Strange in the Mad Multiverseand strangely, Idris Elba-led Beast – not Tamil movies of the same name, starring Vijay.
BookMyShow stats also mention a 116 percent increase in audiences wanting an “immersive cinematic experience” on a regular screen. This of course refers to the 3D, IMAX 2D, IMAX 3D and 4DX formats, which are also heavily promoted throughout. Avatar re-release, come back September. IMAX and 4DX formats are mostly popular with Hollywood movies, with Indian titles making up a small percentage of the total.
Going by data collected from January 1 to December 5, BookMyShow Stream — the company’s video-on-demand platform — recorded 1.11 lakh hours of watch time in 2022. The year also saw 200 films added to the streaming platform, watched by 93% of Indian audiences. voraciously. However, the remaining seven percent chose to buy those movies to watch at their leisure. Although there are no clear figures, the company notes that Spider-Man: No Way Home, Spacewalker, and the 2020 documentary focusing on Kim Jong-nam’s assassination, Assassins, are the “most viewed” movies on BMS Stream. The Marvel Cinematic Universe Listings also have an expanded version for streaming or purchase, including some content that was cut from the theatrical release.
2022 also welcomes some Oscar nominations movies on BookMyShow Stream, hosted by Will smith King Richardby Denis Villeneuve sand dunesby Kristen Stewart Spencerand Parallel Mother starring Penélope Cruz among the main highlights.
The BookMyShow report also mentions that 8 million viewers participated in live terrestrial entertainment, across more than 19,000 events — a positive development, having endured COVID-19 locked during 2020 and 2021.