Arijit Dutta, the owner of Priya Cinema, one of the iconic movie theatres in the city, said the entertainment industry is bleeding.
The decision comes as the number of new Covid-19 cases reported in the state are on the decline.
'CinemaSCOpe' series, being exclusively screened for the diplomats and their families of the SCO countries, commenced on Saturday at the Indian Embassy premises.
Theatre establishments put in place standard operating procedures like alternate seating, 50 per cent capacity, packaged snacks, thermal checks and deep sanitising.
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.
PVR Cinemas on Wednesday said 10 states and four union territories have given their go-ahead for the reopening of cinemas.
The decision to allow reopening of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes was taken after the COVID-19 situation in Delhi was reviewed.
Producer Boney Kapoor said it will take a couple of weeks for the audience to get used to coming to theatres.
Even as the lockdown is progressively eased, the Indian consumers' concern on germs exposure and desire for protective measures remain very high, Duhan added.
Cinemas in Beijing must operate according to the same guidelines as those previously laid out by the National Film Bureau.
The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) is streaming select short films from the recently concluded Lockdown Film Festival Cinemas of India.
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.
On the occasion of the golden jubilee anniversary of Devi Cinemas, we spoke to its heads, Venkateswaran and Praveen Mohanram, who reminisce on the good times and their plans to resurrect the theatric
Actor Vijay's wife was at Chennai home when IT sleuths carried out a raid at his residence.
'Thalapthi' Vijay, as he is popularly called, was being questioned in Neyveli, Cuddalore district today.