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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...

Centre okays cinema reopening if states agree

BY VINOD MIRANI | Finally, light at the end of the tunnel for the cinema exhibition trade as the Government at the Centre has decided to allow cinema halls to reopen from mid-October. In these last few months, the...

Multiplexes to reopen with 50% seating from Oct 15

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In its latest guidelines for further reopening, the Union Home Ministry has allowed certain activities such as functioning of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes with 50% seating capacity from October 15. However, cinema halls, theatres and...

Cinemas Theatres most probably to reopen in August, I&B Ministry recommends

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recommended to the Union Home Ministry that cinema halls all over the country be allowed to reopen in August. I&B Secretary Amit Khare indicated this at a close-door industry...

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Jaishankar says that Indian foreign policy is about a multi-polar world

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The External Affairs Committee of Parliamentary Affairs met on Saturday to brief members of...