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Movie tickets are set to get cheaper, but not every day – Times of India

October 7, 2022

On September 23, cinemas celebrated India’s first-ever National Cinema Day in multiple states, with many theatres lowering their ticket prices to ₹75. With houseful boards back at several cinemas and people even watching movies back-to-back through the day, it was evident that lower prices can bring the audience back to theatres. As a result, cinemas […]

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Did ‘Brahmastra’ cause Rs 800 crore loss to theatre chains? PVR CEO Kamal Gianchandani reacts – Times of India

September 10, 2022

After reports claimed Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt‘s film ‘Brahmastra’ caused multi-crore loss to theatre chain PVR, CEO Kamal Gianchandani took to Twitter to set the record straight. In a series of tweets, Kamal slammed media reports that claimed that the multiplex giant suffered a multi-crore loss after Brahmastra received mixed reviews. A report in Business […]

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‘Cinema shutdown in Delhi will impact major B-wood releases’ – Times of India

December 30, 2021

The Delhi government’s order on Tuesday shutting down cinema theatres and multiplexes, in view of the sharp rise in omicron cases in the city, has come as a big jolt to the industry that was just getting back on its feet. An exhibitor says, “We have seen packed theatres this month for films like Spider-Man: […]

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Exclusive: Post fresh guidelines, will cinemas continue to operate beyond 9 pm in Maharashtra? – Times of India

December 26, 2021

On December 24, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray shared new guidelines for Maharashtra given the rising cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus in the state and across the country. A nine-hour night restriction (9 pm to 6 am) has been imposed in the state to ensure no crowding in public places. Gathering of more than five […]

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Film theaters in Maharashtra to reopen from October 22 – Times of India

September 25, 2021

With the relaxation of COVID-19 norms, buzz is that Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has recently announced that cinemas and theaters in the state will be allowed to open after October 22. However, the opening will be executed only in compliance with health norms. Dr. Jayantilal Gada – Chairman & MD of Pen Studios and […]

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Filmmakers and exhibitors divided over the reduced gap between theatrical & OTT release – Times of India

September 6, 2021

While team Thalaivii wants the gap between the film’s digital and theatrical release for its Hindi version to be reduced to two weeks instead of four, exhibitors feel this will mean cinemagoers will not watch the film in cinemas, and instead wait for its digital releaseTeam Thalaivii and exhibitors are making an ‘appeal’ and ‘sincere […]

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