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Latest Covid spike forces filmmakers to delay releases

By Anjuri Nayar Singh (IANS) With theatres reopening, Bollywood announced a host of big films for theatrical release over the next months. However, with the latest surge in Covid cases, multiple films are now being postponed. Among the most-hyped films...

With 100% occupancy, halls now await big releases for big bucks

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS): Cinema halls have received the green signal to operate with 100 per cent occupancy. It is positive news for the theatre owners, but not so for the box office just yet. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar...

Cinema halls to operate at full occupancy from Feb 1: Javadekar

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The movie theatre business which was severely hit due to the coronavirus pandemic is expected to be back on track now as theatres have been approved to operate at full capacity across the country. Cinema...

Film business should be back on track by April: Kapil Agarwal

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS): With the nationwide lockdown effecting livelihoods, one of the most affected areas was the exhibition sectors. Now, as multiple theatre chains open up with 50 per cent capacity, Kapil Agarwal, Joint Managing Director, UFO Moviez,...

TN govt allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Lending its ears to the demand of the owners, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday permitted 100 per cent occupancy in cinema halls in the state. According to the government, the decision was taken as the...

Only 7% plan on going out to movie theatres in the next 60 days

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Even though movie theatres are now open, only 7 per cent people are willing to go to watch a film there in the next 60 days, as per a survey. Results of July, August and...

Mask & Movies: How cinema viewing changed in post Covid era

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After around seven months of complete closure due to the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, movie theatres in the national capital reopened for the public on Friday. The movie viewing experience has, however,...

Cinemas reopen: Day one sees dull start, but trade experts positive

BY NATALIA NINGTHOUJAM (IANS) Cinemas in several states including Delhi-NCR opened doors to patrons on Friday after seven months the turnout everywhere has been far from impressive, owing to the Covid scare. Industry experts however are happy to resume...

Bollywood’s Diwali all about small films this year

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bollywood biggies have given Diwali the passover despite cinemas opening, so the festival weekend will be all about small to medium budget films taking up big screen space. Production houses are yet to officially announce...

Cinema Redux: No ticket price hike, as pent up demand to fill restricted capacity

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The restricted capacity at multiplexes will not lead to a ticket price hike, rather the pent-up demand is expected to accelerate the revival process, said Inox Leisure. In a conversation with IANS, the company's Chief...

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Easing lockdown could lead to 3rd Covid-19 wave in UK: Scientists

London, April 12 (IANS) British scientists have warned that the British government is risking a third wave of Covid-19...