Thursday, 19 May, 2022
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Topic: cinema halls

The Kashmir Files holds no ‘grand truth’ to ‘open your third eye’. It exploits cinema’s flaws

There is a difference between political cinema and politically motivated cinema. The Kashmir Files is the latter.

Have confidence and belief that audiences will come back to cinemas, says PVR head Ajay Bijli

In conversation with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on Off The Cuff, Bijli talked of the hardships cinemas faced during the pandemic & why OTT platforms are not a threat.

Maharashtra allows cinema halls, theatres to reopen from 22 October

The decision came after CM Uddhav Thackeray had a meeting with filmmakers Rohit Shetty and Kunal Kapoor, among others.

Delhi Metro, buses to run at full capacity, cinemas halls with 50% occupancy from 26 July

The latest unlock guidelines by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority said business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions will also be allowed, but only with business visitors.

UP govt allows opening of gyms, cinema halls, sports stadiums at 50% capacity from 5 July

Under the new guidelines, gyms, cinema halls will be allowed to open between 7 am to 9 pm five days a week with strict compliance of Covid appropriate behaviour.

I&B Minister Javadekar announces cinema halls will be allowed full occupancy from Monday

All Covid-related protocols will be followed, Prakash Javadekar says, adding that Union home ministry had given its nod to open up cinema halls on 27 January.

What it is like to watch a movie at a theatre now that cinemas have opened after seven months

Alternate seating, with no one directly in front of or behind another person, pre-packed food and longer intervals for more stringent sanitisation are some steps being taken.

Big-screen experience irreplaceable, PVR Cinemas head says as movie halls open across India

In an interview to ThePrint, PVR Cinemas Joint Managing Director Sanjeev Kumar Bijli talks about cinemas opening up after nearly 7 months and how the movie-watching experience will change.

Picture abhi baki hai — cinema halls eagerly await movie-mad Indians

Nearly 10,000 movie theaters across India closed in mid-March. From 15 October, cinemas will become one of the last few categories of public building to reopen.

Delhi govt allows cinema halls to reopen from 15 October with 50% seating capacity

Apart from cinema halls, the Delhi government also allowed functioning of all weekly markets outside containment zones, with immediate effect.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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