Multiplexes expect 25 per cent rise in operating cost due to COVID-19 SOPs

Multiplexes in India reopened this Thursday for public screening after nearly seven months, and they are offering incentives along with their channel partners to woo cinema lovers.

published on : 16th October 2020

Next one month challenging but cinemas will bounce back: PVR joint MD Sanjeev Bijli

Theatre establishments put in place standard operating procedures like alternate seating, 50 per cent capacity, packaged snacks, thermal checks and deep sanitising.

published on : 16th October 2020

Gurugram cinemas reopen on Friday: Tickets to cost 75% less, minimum price reduced to Rs 99

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.

published on : 15th October 2020

Cinemas get ready to open in new COVID normal but with old fare

PVR Cinemas on Wednesday said 10 states and four union territories have given their go-ahead for the reopening of cinemas.

published on : 14th October 2020

Unlock 5: Multiplexes still awaiting approval from states to resume operations next week

Though the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given its go-ahead to resuming cinema and theatre activities under Unlock 5.0, it has left for the states to take a final call in this regard.

published on : 11th October 2020

Jobs at stake: Film industry appeals to Government of India to reopen cinemas

The cinema body, which represents all the multiplex chains, including, PVR, INOX and Cinepolis, said the sector directly employs more than two lakh people and provides employment to lakhs indirectly.

published on : 16th September 2020

PVR Cinemas ties up with Dettol for hygienic movie viewing experience

Even as the lockdown is progressively eased, the Indian consumers' concern on germs exposure and desire for protective measures remain very high, Duhan added.

published on : 24th July 2020

Multiplexes ready for 'digital way of life' as they wait for theatres to open

Theatres have been closed since mid-March when COVID-19 began to spread in India.

published on : 23rd July 2020

'My Spy', 'The Farewell' among films to release in PVR cinemas when they reopen

PVR will be the first major distributor to release films in theatres post the coronavirus-forced lockdown in the country.

published on : 19th June 2020

COVID-19 woes: PVR Cinemas reports Q4 net loss of Rs 76 crore

Total income fell to Rs 642 crore from Rs 837 crore while total expenses came down to Rs 710 crore from Rs 761 crore in the same period.

published on : 8th June 2020

Theatres will return to normalcy between June and July: PVR CMD Ajay Bijli

"Theatres now are like injured athletes, who have to take a break before returning. They will very much be a part of the game," Bijli noted in Express Expressions, organised by The New Indian Express.

published on : 19th May 2020

After INOX, now PVR 'disappointed' with films going directly to OTT platforms

The multiplex stressed that theatrical experience remains the best medium for audiences to enjoy movies.

published on : 15th May 2020

Multiplex Association appeals to landlords to waive off rent of operators amid COVID-19 lockdown

In a statement released by the MAI, its President Deepak Asher said due to the shutdown, 'our Industry is going through an unprecedented crisis that threatens our very existence.'

published on : 5th April 2020

Advertising revenue growth slowdown to hit media firms in third quarter

According to analysts, a sharp slowdown in the advertising revenue growth is likely to take a toll on broadcasters and print companies alike.

published on : 11th January 2020

Prabhu Deva, street dancers seize Hyderabad's PVR Central Mall

The cast and crew of ‘Street Dancer 3D’ was here in the city recently and they rubbed off their infectious dance energy on the audience too.

published on : 11th January 2020
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