Theaters, which have been closed since March due to Corona epidemic in the capital Delhi, are going to reopen to the audience from Thursday with 50% capacity. After more than six months, films will be shown in some theaters from Thursday, but in most of the films will start from Friday. However, not all cinemas are opening yet. From entering theaters to watching the film inside, the audience has to follow social distancing. Viewers will be able to book a movie ticket purchase in several ways, including the QR Code, the cinemas website. With this, the audience will have to leave a seat and sit down to watch the film.
Will show old film now
Rajkumar Mehrotra, general manager of Delight Cinema, said that the cinema would be opened to audiences from 16 October. Right now old films like Housefull 4, Shubh Mangal will be more careful, street dancer etc. The cinema will have eight shows daily on two screens. No new film is scheduled to be released before 30 October. The audience must follow social distancing. The entire system has been made touchless.
Cinema staff will see the film on the first day
Viewers will also be able to watch the film again at PVR Cinema. According to a PVR Cinema official, the film will be screened on Thursday on the first day. From then onwards, the general audience will be able to watch movies. Films such as Tanhaji, Thappad and Shubh Mangal More Savadhan will be shown. Currently, films will be shown on nine screens. PVR Cinema has a total of 68 screens in Delhi.
Inox cinema will also open
Inox Cinemas located in Delhi is also being opened for the audience. Its official said that 42 screens are shown on 12 screens in Delhi-NCR. Theaters are being opened to audiences from Thursday.
It will take time to open the theater now
Milan Cinema owner Ravindra Gupta said that it would take a long time to open the theater. Much work has to be done for maintenance. Many employees have also left. There is a demand from Delhi government to help the cinema owners.
Changes in cinema halls with caution
No more than 50 percent of the audience will be able to sit inside the cinema hall
Must leave a seat vacant
Seats will be fitted with cross marks or folded seats
There will be a thermal screening of the audience at the entrance
Access will be done after sanitizing the Arogya Setu app and hands in the phone
Ticket purchase process will be completely online, from the website QR code will be able to buy tickets
The seats and the entire theater will be sanitized after the show ends
Film will remain prohibited from sitting inside during show
Cinema staff will be seen wearing gloves, face masks and face shields ranging from PPE kits
Contex equipped hand sanitizer will be installed at the lobby and entrance
AC air will be purified with ultra violet device
Corona awareness video will be shown
Social distance will be necessary in the lobby during the interval
Only packaged food items will be available at the food counter