movie theatres

No clarity on 100% occupancy in Andhra Pradesh theatres

In all, Andhra Pradesh has around 1,100 theatres that include both single-screen theaters and multiplexes. 

published on : 1st February 2021

Movie theatres in Malaysia to close again as coronavirus cases rise

According to Variety, a nationwide state of emergency was announced early on Tuesday (local time) on behalf of the King Al-Sultan Abdullah.

published on : 12th January 2021

After Madras HC rap, Tamil Nadu government withdraws order allowing 100 per cent seating in theatres

According to a statement, the TN government has said that only 50 percent seating would be permitted until further orders.

published on : 8th January 2021

HC gives TN govt three days to reconsider decision to allow 100% seating in theatres

A division bench comprising Justices MM Sundresh and S Ananthi added that the occupancy in threatres should continue to be 50% till then

published on : 8th January 2021

Centre directs Tamil Nadu govt to withdraw order allowing 100 percent seating in theatres

The Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines only allow 50 percent capacity in theatres and it would remain in force till January 31, said the Union Home Secretary in a letter.

published on : 6th January 2021

Eastern India Motion Picture Association appeals Mamata Banerjee to resume cinema shows with full occupancy

Cinema halls in the state are currently running at 50 per cent of their occupancy in view of the coronavirus crisis in the country.

published on : 6th January 2021

More doctors raise voice against Tamil Nadu govt's move allowing 100% seating in theatres

Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said it was the Revenue Department which issued the government order and he would take up the issue with them.

published on : 5th January 2021

TN government allows 100 percent seating in theatres ahead of Pongal, experts oppose move

The TN government’s move to allow hundred percent seating comes after actor Vijay requested Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to grant permission ahead of the release of his movie Master

published on : 4th January 2021

When the silver screen went dark: Bollywood counts its losses in year of COVID-19

It is a dual edged crisis, of creating content and also exhibiting it with many producers either postponing or moving to OTT platforms.

published on : 28th December 2020

Silence and distancing new normal as Chennai's movie theatres reopen

Despite having given permission, only a few theaters in the city, mostly multiplexes opened their doors for the public on Tuesday.

published on : 10th November 2020

Denizens watch Mahesh Babu flick as cinemas reopen in Vijayawada

Meanwhile, Cinepolis unit manager Sanjeev said the theatre opened with 50 per cent occupancy, and cashless transactions were encouraged.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Movie theatres to reopen in New York state next week

Theaters in New York City aren’t included, and counties must have a positivity rate below 2% on a 14-day average and have no “cluster zones.”

published on : 18th October 2020

'Trolls' went straight to homes; movie theaters left fuming

Just as the pandemic worsened and movie theaters were shuttering, Universal Pictures shifted the film's release to video on demand, leading a charge straight through the theatrical window.

published on : 30th April 2020