cinema halls

Nod for 100 per cent occupancy at cinemas, pubs in districts of Karnataka with low infection rate

The Karnataka government on Friday decided to allow 100 per cent occupancy in cinemas and pubs from October in districts of the State.

published on : 24th September 2021

Multiplex Association of India appeals to Maharashtra government to reopen theatres

The coronavirus pandemic had an overwhelming effect on the film industry as many film shoots and theatres across India were halted twice.

published on : 7th September 2021

Owners of cinemas in Kerala hope to resume screening of movies by month-end

Nearly six months after the cinemas were closed down due to the second wave of Covid, theatre owners in the state are hopeful of resuming screening of movies by the end of this month.

published on : 4th September 2021

COVID unlock: More cinema halls to open this week in Tamil Nadu

The remaining 50 per cent of the theatres, especially in rural areas, will reopen only after new Tamil films are released.

published on : 26th August 2021

In second Onam season without film releases, a recap of Malayalam star wars

Thirty years ago, in 1991, it was during an Onam season that one of the blockbusters of Malayalam cinema was released.

published on : 19th August 2021

Theatres stare at blank screen

Many of the theatres are unable to offer any support to their employees due to a lack of revenue.

published on : 13th August 2021

Decision on 100 per cent theatre occupancy after discussion with expert panel: Karnataka CM

The CM has been apprised of the current situation and he is aware of the difficulties the producers are facing, Babu said.

published on : 12th August 2021

Covid lockdown: Kerala government may permit to reopen cinemas soon, say sources

The office-bearers of Film Exhibitors United Organisation of Kerala (FEOUK) said the theatre owners all over the state are facing a severe financial crunch owing to the lockdown. 

published on : 9th August 2021

Cinema halls bell ring again; bank on vaccinated staff, promising content to win back viewers

Leading multiplex chains as PVR, Inox and Cinepolis have vaccinated their entire team and staff, hoping to win back viewers, besides lining up special offers and promotions.

published on : 1st August 2021

Covid unlock: Uttar Pradesh govt allows opening of gyms, cinema halls with 50 per cent capacity from July 5

A government spokesperson said on Friday that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the relaxations in view of improving Covid situation in the state.

published on : 2nd July 2021

EIMPA urges West Bengal CM for a relief package for cinema halls

EIMPA while sending a letter to the CM also sought an audience with her to apprise of the situation faced by the exhibitors.

published on : 19th June 2021

Second Covid wave deals cinemas a telling blow

Cinemas across the state had resumed screenings barely three months ago with the popular second show commencing hardly a month ago.

published on : 21st April 2021

Covid curbs: Theatre owners want status quo to continue

With the state government planning to launch strict restrictions to check the rise in Covid-19 cases, theatre owners are keeping their fingers crossed.

published on : 13th April 2021

Karnataka govt modifies order on seating capacity in cinema halls amid pressure from film industry

Several actors including actors Puneeth Rajkumar, Yash, Rakshit Shetty, Duniya Viji took to their social media handles to condemn this order.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Movies, malls & metro ‘super spreader’ zones

In the order to DMs, Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Khirwar said areas where sero-surveillance was low should also be targeted with more intensive efforts. 

published on : 25th March 2021
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