Owners of single-screen cinemas in Delhi-NCR look up to the government for monetary relief
The ticket prices have been reduced by 75 per cent to woo the audience back. According to the management, six shows will be run at PVR on the first day.
Film exhibitors made it clear that they could not resume shows given the various constraints, primarily the steep maintenance costs.
At a meeting with the representatives of cinema hall associations, Kejriwal said the people and the associations would have to work together to revive the economy of Delhi.
Exhibitors’ association says demands not met, movie screenings may start from Diwali
A variety of screening options and an advanced air-filtration systems will greet first-day moviegoers in Delhi today.
PVR Cinemas on Wednesday said 10 states and four union territories have given their go-ahead for the reopening of cinemas.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Tuesday that theatres would be re-opened in Goa from October 15, while casinos will remain shut till further orders.
The guidelines have been issued for opening of cinema halls, multiplexes and theatres, which are located outside the containment zone, Chief Secretary R K Tiwari said in a statement.
With theatres reopening from October 16, a bunch of Kannada films — Love Moctkail, Shivaji Surathkal, Shivarjuna, Dia, Gentleman — will see a rerun at the box office
Sathyanarayana, an artist with Murugan Arts, fears normalcy is a long way off.
After seven months of shut down due to COVID-19, the Centre has allowed cinema theatres to reopen from October 15 with 50 per cent capacity and one-seat distance between viewers.
The GO stated that separate orders regarding dates of opening of schools and coaching institutions would be issued.
Only packaged food and beverages will be allowed, and delivery of food and beverages inside the auditorium will remain prohibited.
From single-screen theatres to multiplexes, owners are dealing with a host of problems, leave alone the losses