Cinema halls to reopen across India from today except Telugu states
As per the Unlock 5 guidelines, cinema halls will reopen in majority states in India from Thursday after a long gap of seven months. However, Telangana state did not give nod for reopening of theatres while theatre owners in Andhra Pradesh have decided not to screen movies till the state government waives off electricity bills for the lockdown period.
The Centre allowed for reopening of theatres from October 15 with the permission from the state governments. However, films should be screened between 12 noon and 8 pm with only 50 per cent seating capacity.