Maharashtra cinemas to reopen from November 5

Maharashtra is among the last states to allow theatres to reopen. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen outside containment zones from November 5. An order issued by the state government on Wednesday mentioned that cinema halls, drama theatres, multiplexes, swimming pools and yoga institutes will be allowed to function outside containment zones … Read more

Segregate guidelines for Inside Theatre, Exit guidelines and General Guidelines for movie goers

Proper ventilation in the hall is mandated to avoid the spread of the infection. Good news for movie goers! After an embargo of close to seven months due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the cinema halls in the country will come to life from today onwards. According to the unlock guidelines issued by the Central government, … Read more

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

KOLKATA: Cinema halls and open air theatres will be allowed to operate in West Bengal from October 1 with limited number of participants, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday. She also said musical, dance and magic shows would be permitted in the state from next month. “To return to normalcy, Jatras, Plays, OATs, Cinemas … Read more

UP govt issues Unlock 4 guidelines; schools, colleges to remain closed till September 30

The lockdown in containment zones in the state will remain in place till September 30, the order said, adding that the district magistrate cannot impose lockdown at the local level. (Representational image) All schools, colleges and educational institutes in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed till September 30, the state government said on Sunday, a day … Read more

Halls may open from next month, with limited viewers and strict social distancing rules

NEW DELHI: The Centre is likely to allow cinema halls to reopen from next month under strict social distancing rules. Well-placed government sources told ET that the Centre is likely to include this easing in the guidelines to be issued by the end of August. The standard operating procedure for theatres would include seating customers … Read more