Bollywood News: Not a single Bollywood film has been released at the box office for the past 10 weeks. Due to the strictness of the rules of Coronavirus Lockdown, the Bollywood business has come to a complete standstill due to which the owners of the cinema are suffering huge losses. Theater owners have approached the government to protect themselves from this difficulty. The owners of the ‘Multiplex Association of India’ and the single screen have demanded the central and state governments to open theaters by June 30.
Along with this, the owners of theaters have also claimed that the film theater will take utmost care for the safety of the audience. In all theaters across the country, certain rules and laws will be implemented which will be mandatory to follow. Abhimanyu Bansal, owner of several multiplexes in Jaipur, has also advocated opening of theaters.
Abhimanyu Bansal said, ‘We are hoping that all theaters across the country will open between June 15 and 30. We have proposed a guideline to the government. If the government agrees with us then soon the cinema will be back. According to the new rules, it will be mandatory to have ‘Arogya Setu’ app in the audience’s phone to enter the theater. Apart from this, no one will be allowed to watch the film without masks and gloves. Social distancing will be fully taken care of. At the same time, movie tickets can be purchased online. Only 50 percent people will be able to enjoy the film at one go. Complete arrangement of sanitization will be done in theaters. Not only this, everyone’s temperature will be checked at the entry gate of the theater. PPE kits will also be arranged to deal with any disaster in theaters.
Significantly, Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Sooryavanshi’ and Salman Khan were about to release their film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ at the box office but Corona Both these stars have to change their decision due to virus lockdown. While on one hand Bollywood is waiting for the corona virus lockdown to end, on the other hand, makers are liking the other options like OTT platform to release films like ‘Gulabo-Sitabo’ and ‘Shakuntala Devi’. The owners of the theater objected to the decision to release the films online.