#TheShowThundersOn in 2022 as BookMyShow unveils India’s undying love affair with entertainment, entertainment and entertainment!


Telugu super news,National, December 20, 2022: 2022 has been the year of the Tiger – a year that symbolised resilience and gaining back strength to move forward and vehemently so. 2022 has been that and so much more for the entertainment industry that fittingly donned the hat of tiger, roaring with new emerging trends and raging along to witness, experiment with and experience entertainment like never before! A thunderous response to cinemas, live events, on-demand online content watching and SO MUCH MORE for entertainment lovers has truly defined the year that was. 

More than 1600 movies watched, over 19,000 live events experienced and 1,11,000 plus hours of content streamed on BookMyShow Stream – that’s just the surface of entertainment scratched at BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination for millions of Indians in 2022.* 

India got back on its feet for entertainment and how! About 8 million entertainment enthusiasts had an ‘eventful’ year, stepping out for live entertainment from across 19,000 plus events throughout 2022, including events produced by and listed on BookMyShow. Truly, #TheShowThundersOn in 2022 when Indians chose to go-it-alone for live events time and time again; over 6,00,000 live entertainment enthusiasts had a ball of a time going for events solo!

In a year full of new opportunities, movies not only made an exceptional recovery, but also created history achieving new milestones in footfalls and tremendous sales! Mega-blockbusters like K.G.F. Chapter 2, RRR, The Kashmir Files, Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1, Brahmastra: Part One: Shiva, Vikram and Doctor Strange: In The Multiverse of Madness were amongst the most popular movies this year, enticing audiences with their storylines and cinematic magic. In fact, K.G.F. 2 sold 34% of overall tickets for weekends alone and broke a 5-year long record by surpassing Baahubali 2 to become the top-selling film on BookMyShow with a whopping 17.7 million tickets sold overall! Infact the movie delivered the mightiest contribution amongst its peers on BookMyShow where 2.14 million tickets were sold for movies for one single day on April 14th 2022, led by K.G.F. 2.

When it came to sitting comfortably in our homes and binge-watching our favourite films and TV series, India was not one to be left behind even in the post-pandemic era! It was endless entertainment all day, every day in 2022 as over a staggering 1,10,000 hours of content was streamed courtesy BookMyShow Stream with more than 200 films released in the past 12 months alone on the platform, thanks to growing content demand! April was the month of choice with the highest number of streams sold and engagement garnered on BookMyShow Stream in a pay-per-view format through the month even while thriller documentary ‘Assassins’ ruled the roost on the TVOD platform. So much so, that one binge-watcher from Mumbai rented the movie 12 times this year! 


And finally, entertainment truly blurred geographies and was everywhere! Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai were the leaders of the pack of Metro cities – be it movies, live entertainment or on-demand video entertainment with BookMyShow Stream – consistently topping the charts across all! 2022 saw non-metros and tier 2 (and beyond) markets, really coming into their own as consumers of entertainment growing tremendously with Ahmedabad being crowned King of the non-metro market with the maximum entertainment experienced across movies, live entertainment and on-demand video entertainment with BookMyShow Stream. 

Here’s a detailed look at everything that made headlines in the world of entertainment unveiled by BookMyShow in its report titled ‘BookMyShow: The Best of 2022 – #TheShowThundersOn’.BookMyShow’s annual report wraps up the Best of 2022’s entertainment trends across movies, live entertainment and on-demand content through its TVOD platform BookMyShow Stream as the year comes to a close.

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