BookMyShow's ‘Show Off The Year’ Reveals How Indians Entertained Themselves in 2019!

Entertainment | January 2, 2020 | News


BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination takes entertainment enthusiasts on a throwback ride. 2019 saw Indians satiate their out-of-home entertainment appetite with options ranging from movies to theatricals and live events including sports, comedy, music concerts and more. 2019 witnessed an evolution in entertainment choices with BookMyShow introducing millions of its users to newer out-of-home experiences. BookMyShow is back with ‘Show Off The Year’. 

In 2019, India welcomed live entertainment experiences with open arms. Be it international artists like Irish music band U2, global comedy sensation Aziz Ansari and Michael Firestone at ‘I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience’ or global formats like Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., the NBA India Games, elrow – the world’s craziest party and Peppa Pig musical, audiences lapped up these out-of-home experiences like never before. 

Over 17,500 events were listed on BookMyShow, a 23% growth as compared to 2018. The number of international live events listed on BookMyShow grew by 62% in 2019. The appetite for international live events grew significantly at 119%. The number of live events wholly executed by BookMyShow grew 156% since last year. Mumbaikars held pole position when it came to live entertainment experiences followed by NCR and Chennai. Jaipur dethroned Kochi as the city with the most number of customers buying tickets for live entertainment offerings. Jaipur was followed by Kochi and Guwahati. India’s fascination for cricket continued as the live entertainment genre which saw most ticket sales, followed closely by music concerts and theatricals. Home-grown music festival Sunburn grew significantly this year with over 3,00,000 fans attending the festival across shows.


BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination takes entertainment enthusiasts on a throwback ride and is back with ‘Show Off The Year’.

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