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Cinemas to reopen in Kerala from October 25 for fully vaccinated people; 50% occupancy allowed
India

Cinemas to reopen in Kerala from October 25 for fully vaccinated people; 50% occupancy allowed

Theaters and auditoriums in Kerala have remained shut for over one and half years since the outbreak of COVID-19. The film industry recently expressed concern over the continued closure

A look at box office performance of Ryan Reynold's video game action comedy Free Guy
Entertainment

A look at box office performance of Ryan Reynold's video game action comedy Free Guy

Ryan Reynolds' film Free Guy earned $28.4 million at the North American box office and $22.5 million internationally.

As Bellbottom gears up for release and cinemas reopen, Bollywood remains cautiously optimistic
Entertainment

As Bellbottom gears up for release and cinemas reopen, Bollywood remains cautiously optimistic

As COVID numbers dip in parts of the country, Delhi and Mumbai have allowed theatres to open at 50 per cent capacity. Several states have also permitted cinemas to resume operations.

As US cinemas reopen after a 14 month-gap, a list of moviegoing experiences to look forward to
Entertainment

As US cinemas reopen after a 14 month-gap, a list of moviegoing experiences to look forward to

After more than a year of uncertainty and ever-fluctuating release schedules, cinemas in the US will finally reopen.

Italy closes down movie theatres as part of new restrictions to combat rising COVID-19 cases
World

Italy closes down movie theatres as part of new restrictions to combat rising COVID-19 cases

Cinemas, live theatres, gaming halls, gyms in Italy will see closure, while bars and restaurants will have to suspend operations after 6 PM from 26 October. A night curfew has also been imposed.

PVR, Carnival Cinemas, INOX considering drive-in cinemas to revive theatre businesses
Entertainment

PVR, Carnival Cinemas, INOX considering drive-in cinemas to revive theatre businesses

While Carnival Cinemas has confirmed they have identified locations across India for drive-in theatres, other multiplex owners still seem to be on the fence about the business model's efficacy in the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cinema halls in England to reopen from 4 July with rules to maintain social distancing
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cinema halls in England to reopen from 4 July with rules to maintain social distancing

Britain has been incrementally reopening its shuttered economy as the number of deaths and cases due to the coronavirus declines

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman
World

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas in 2018: 35-year ban set to end as part of reforms under Prince Salman

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed for the first time in over 35 years, and that the first ones were likely to open in March 2018.

Tamil Nadu’s four-day long theatre shutdown ends; strike called off, ticket prices go up
Entertainment

Tamil Nadu’s four-day long theatre shutdown ends; strike called off, ticket prices go up

This is a major victory for the theatre owners lobby in Tamil Nadu. It's after 10 years the government has allowed a ticket price increase.

Opening cinema, malls 24x7 will create more jobs; retailers gung-ho about new law
Politics

Opening cinema, malls 24x7 will create more jobs; retailers gung-ho about new law

The Cabinet’s decision to clear the Model Shops and Establishment Bill will bring parity in laws across India, the retailers said, but added its success will depend on states adopting it.

Chennai Express opens with 80-90% occupancy, expected to pick up momentum
Entertainment

Chennai Express opens with 80-90% occupancy, expected to pick up momentum

Riding high on the star power of Shah Rukh Khan and a long festive weekend of Eid, director Rohit Shetty's highly anticipated "Chennai Express" today opened with 80-90 per cent occupancy in theatres pan India