Kantara holds strong in theatres, despite OTT release  

The Tulu version of the film  will be out in around 50 screens across Karnataka, and 50 more screens will be added for the Kannada version  

published on : 1st December 2022

Kangana Ranaut to play Bengali theatre star Noti Binodini 

This is Ranaut's fourth film in which she plays a real-life character, following "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi", "Thalaivii" (J Jayalalithaa), and the upcoming feature "Emergency" (Indira Gandhi).

published on : 19th October 2022

Audiences will come to theatres for experiences that are cinematic: Siddharth Roy Kapur 

According to Roy Kapur, it will take the audience some time to redevelop an appetite to watch films in theatres after getting used to consuming content at home on TV and streaming platforms.

published on : 13th October 2022

Theatre Command structure should not in any way compromise the IAF’s doctrine: IAF Chief

On the increased air activity by the Chinese the air chief said “we continuously monitor it by enhancing our air defence efforts there.”

published on : 4th October 2022

Indian films fare better in China as number of local theatres declined in 5 years: MIB Secy

There is a need to increase the share of the media and entertainment sector in the overall GDP to over 1 per cent, Apurva Chandra, Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) said.

published on : 27th September 2022

Prithviraj-starrer Vilayath Buddha to start in October

We had earlier reported about Prithviraj starring in Vilayath Buddha, the big-screen adaptation of GR Indugopan’s novel of the same name.

published on : 24th August 2022

Fascinating array of films awaits movie-lovers at IDSFFK (Aug 26-31)

Nineteen award-winning films from across the globe will charm the audience at the 14th International Documentary and Short Film Festival (IDSFFK) which will begin in the capital on Friday.

published on : 24th August 2022

777 Charlie to have 21 premier shows across India

At the trailer launch, Rakshit Shetty explained his reason to release the film in multiple languages.

published on : 17th May 2022

'Pay Rs 45 more for Sarkaaru Vaari Paata'

As per the new policy, the government will notify separate rates for a period of 10 days from the date of release of ‘super high budget films’ (production cost above Rs 100 crore).

published on : 8th May 2022

An ode to Annamayya

As part of the event, Annamayya Sankeerthana Sougandhika penned by renowned Annamayya scholar and linguist Venkat Garikapati was released.

published on : 31st March 2022

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

Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: CM Mamata Banerjee

Cinema halls are set to reopen in Bengal from October 1 after remaining closed for over six months in the wake of the pandemic.

published on : 27th September 2020

Movies on the Move: Meet India's Picture Time, the ‘travelling’ multiplex theatre

The firm operates 10 mobile digiplex cinema theatres catering mainly to rural population in Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Sales for 'Kaala' tickets expected to pick up pace in Kerala theatres

While, in Tamil Nadu Rajinikanth has a huge fan following, his films in Kerala are no less than a festival.

published on : 7th June 2018

Many theatres in Uttar Pradesh refuse to screen 'Padmaavat'

The Film Exhibitors Association  has said that it will first monitor the situation on Thursday and then take a call on screening film in Lucknow and theatres at other places. 

published on : 25th January 2018

Uttar Pradesh government to ensure security to theatres showing 'Padmaavat'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", which is facing the ire of the Rajput community, is set to release on Thursday.

published on : 24th January 2018

Kamal Haasan on national anthem row: Don't test my patriotism at random places

The veteran film star has said patriotism should not be tested at random places and suggested playing of the national anthem on Doordarshan at midnight every day.

published on : 25th October 2017

Multiplex giant PVR eyes 100 million visitors annually in next two years

Leading multiplex operator PVR is currently on an expansion spree with plans to have around 1,000 screens by 2022, from the 600 at present.

published on : 24th September 2017

Cinemas hit hard by demonetisation, sales down by 60 per cent

Single-screen theatres with a capacity to seat 370, now see around 30 customers a day.

published on : 14th November 2016