Coronavirus Outbreak: Multiplex Association of India urges actors, producers to hold films for theatrical release after cinemas reopen
The Multiplex Association of India had previously appealed to landlords across the country to waive off rent and common area maintenance (CAM) for all the multiplex operators during the period of the current nation-wide lockdown.
A month after Supreme Court order, Maharashtra makes it optional for theatres to play National Anthem
A month after the Supreme Court reversed its November 2016 order directing mandatory playing of the national anthem in theatres, the Maharashtra government has directed local administrations to follow suit
Ahead of the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial magnum opus Padmaavat, violent protests and vandalism have been reported in certain areas
Congress described attempts to block screening of Padmaavat as "reprehensible" and questioned silence of Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani
Multiplexes in Chennai went on strike on 3 October to protest against the levying of an additional tax over and above GST.
According to Multiplex Association of India President Deepak Asher, under the current existing system, rate of tax on cinema exhibition in India as a whole is around 19.5 percent
Terming the order on capping movie tickets at Rs 200 in theatres across the state as retrograde and irrational, the Multiplex Association of India (MAI) on Thursday urged the Karnataka government to withdraw its directive.