Movie lovers can at long last hit the performance centers as right on time as the Diwali weekend, or even previously, after a hole of almost eight months since the Covid-incited lockdown was declared.
A few properties from the 31 multiplexes in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad are relied upon to open at the very latest November 15, sources from the Multiplex Association of India said.
A top source from the affiliation stated, “The availability of content to screen is a major issue. Some major properties in the Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad civic limits are likely to open doors to patrons on Sunday, when a new Bollywood film releases.”
Atul Bhandarkar, INOX Leisure Limited provincial chief (West) stated, “We started our operations in Maharashtra from Thursday at select cinemas in Mumbai, Nashik, Kolhapur and Aurangabad. In Pune, the operations are likely to start from Friday morning.”
An INOX Leisure Limited source stated, “The first property expected to open will be the one on Bund Garden road. The rest of the facilities will gradually open during the next few days.”
Neerav Panchamia, head working leader, E-Square Leisure Private Limited, revealed to TOI that the E-Square Carnival on University Road and the office in Hinjewadi was relied upon to return on Sunday. “We preferred to open a day after Diwali, as the main festival day is usually a lean day for us. We are yet to decide what movies will be screened, along with the new Bollywood film.”
A City Pride Multiplexes official said the entirety of their six properties in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad would begin activities from Sunday, however the quantity of shows would be restricted to five-six every day.
Cinépolis sources said its multiplex in WestEnd Mall in Aundh began as of late, while the branch in Seasons Mall would open on Sunday.
PVR Cinemas sources said of their four properties in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad, the one in Phoenix Marketcity, Vimannagar, opened on Thursday , while the rest would begin activities in the coming week.
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