In 4 days, BookMyShow sold over 3.5 million tickets

No wonder Diwali is a blockbuster time for movie launches.
BookMyShow witnessed its biggest ever blockbuster Diwali weekend and sold over 3.5 million movie tickets only for Golmaal Again, Mersal and Secret Superstar between October 18-22, averaging over 500 tickets a minute!
Golmaal Again drove the maximum ticket bookings on BookMyShow, followed by Mersal and Secret Superstar. However, actor Vijay’s popularity was evident in South India as the region contributed a majority share to the overall movie ticket sales.
High number of transactions were recorded across regions like Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh along with metro and mini-metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad Chennai and Bangalore. Tier-II and Tier-III markets of Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Vadodara, Jaipur especially saw a surge in ticket purchase for movies.
Popular show time?
During this festive period, viewers preferred show times between 6-8 pm and on an average bought over 3 tickets per transaction, indicating that they went out in larger groups.

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