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New Delhi: Theaters have been allowed to open in Delhi but the general public will be able to visit theaters from October 16. Delhi has a total of 50 cinemas, with 130 screens. On Thursday, mock drills were conducted in theaters of Delhi, where the staff will deal with customers, preparations have been made on how to follow the rules. Kovid Warriors were shown a special show of 'Thappad' movie at Vasant Kunj PVR, Delhi. In which doctors, people recovering from Corona, security personnel and other Kovid Warriors were involved. Rajkumar Mehrotra told IANS, "We will open our cinemas to the general public from Friday. All the cinema houses in Delhi will open from Friday itself. In fact, Normally Picture and Release on Friday. Our software is also built in the same way. "
"On Friday, the first picture will be put at 12 o'clock, while the old picture will be installed right now because there is no information of a new picture coming before October 30. Today we are doing a mock drill, with our staff there, when the customer comes Preparations are also being made on how to make arrangements.
Talking about Delhi's multiplexes, PVR Cinemas are located in 71 cities across the country, where 845 screens are present in 176 properties. So far 487 screens have been allowed to be opened by 10 states and 4 union territories. At the same time, 68 screens are present in 17 properties of total PVR Cinemas in Delhi.
PVR Cinemas was informed that, from October 16, the movie will be put on all these screens, from tonight the general public can book tickets through PVR Cinemas websites and other online mediums. The international blockbuster 'My Spy' movie will be released from 16 October. At the same time, Bollywood movies will feature movies like Tanhaji, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Slap, etc.
Gautam Dutta, CEO of PVR Cinemas said, "Our first step will be public safety, while we are happy that we are reaching the customer again. We have fully followed the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs."
In fact, representatives of Delhi Cinema Hall Association met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday. Representatives of cinema organizations also thanked the Delhi government for opening the cinema hall in Delhi. Cinema hall organizations must comply with all security protocols and standards (SOPs).
Representatives of theater companies such as PVR, M2K, Movie Time, Cinema Police, Inox, Unity, Pacific etc. attended this meeting. He assured Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that the guidelines and SOPs issued by the Government of India as well as the Delhi Government would be fully followed.
The cinema hall will have to strictly follow the Central and State Government guidelines and standards of operating procedure (SOP). It is very necessary to follow the social distancing and sanitization protocol in the cinema hall.
After continuous efforts by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on 7 October, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) gave permission to open all cinema halls in the capital from 15 October with 50 percent capacity. Let us tell you that from today onwards the cinema was started by implementing the opening of cinema houses.