Watering the hopes of the trade about allowing an increased occupancy, the Union Government has confirmed that the current guidelines allowing various activities like opening of cinemas, theatres, and multiplexes will continue.
That means theaters will be allowed to operate only with up to 50 percent of their seating capacity will continue to be applicable till November 30 in areas outside containment zones. Trade is expecting a relaxation of up to 75% in the Diwali season.
All eyes are on Bollywood biggies – Ranveer Singh’s 83 and Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi now. Will they take the OTT route now? On the other side, Tollywood believes 2020 is already finished and is getting ready for a new beginning in 2021 with Sankranthi.Follow @THEPANIPURI