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PHOTOS: Theatres open after 7 months in COVID-19 shadow

Cinemas in several parts of the country opened after seven months on Thursday with a few film enthusiasts venturing warily into movie watching in a COVID-19 'contactless' era of alternate seating,......

Cinemas get ready to open in new COVID-19 normal

Sushant Singh Rajput's last theatrical release 'Chhichhore' is among the films that will get a big screen re-release on Thursday as cinemas in several parts of the country ready to open after seven......

Online ticket sales a bonanza for multiplexes

Revenue from convenience fees has grown at a compound annual rate of 85 per cent for multiplex chain operator Inox Leisure and 58 per cent for PVR. Photograph: Courtesy PVR Income from convenience......

Soon, your movie watching experience could be cheaper

And the reason has everything to do with box office collections, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. IMAGE: Mumbai's Aurora theatre looks festive during the release of Rajinikanth's Kabali. Photograph:......

Movie tickets become cheaper

Multiplexes are reducing ticket prices 12-40 per cent, depending on properties, in order to check the drop in occupancy due to the lack of good content and the consumers' reluctance to spend.......

IPL, coming soon to a theatre near you...

Cheerleaders will applaud each six or boundary in their unique way. Bands will play in between overs.Only the venue is different. Instead of the cricket stadium, Indian Premier League enthusiasts......

Economic slowdown = Lesser jobs, lower attrition

It's a blessing in disguise, of sorts. Indian companies, which had to face a huge attrition problem over the last few years, can finally breathe easy. HR analysts said the economic slowdown is......

'There is pent-up demand for good films'

Increase in occupancy will pave way for Hindi blockbusters to release, say multiplex operators. IMAGE: Akshay Kumar in Sooryavanshi. Photograph: Kind courtesy Rohit Shetty/Instagram The ministry......

Lockdown: Cinema halls lose 1,000 crore every month!

'In our business, every time a seat goes empty, it is a perishable good.''We have lost the opportunity of earning revenue out of it.''It's impossible to recover what we have lost.'Bedika/PTI......

The movie theatre experience, post lockdown

Movie theatres may reopen around the second week of July. The next time you walk into a cinema hall, be prepared to find an empty seat adjacent to you. India's movie-going experience has been......

Why the industry is cheering for Padmavati, Tiger Zinda Hai

We saw Judwaa 2, Golmaal Again!!! and Secret Superstar drive box office collections. Now, watch out for Padmavati and Tiger Zinda Hai in December. IMAGE: Padmavati. It's largely been a......

Want to eat this on your movie date? Click here!

Theatres are finding innovative new ways to increase footfalls, discovers Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. Is it a multiplex or an experience? As PVR Cinemas, Cinepolis, Inox and Carnival, among other......

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