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Centre slashes GST on some movie tickets by 10 per cent, multiplex owners in Pune heave sigh of relief

As per the new rules, for movie tickets that cost more than Rs 100, GST has been reduced from 28 per cent to 18 per cent, and for tickets cheaper than Rs 100, it has been lowered to 12 per cent from 18 per cent.

Now, moviegoers in Andhra can take outside food, beverages to multiplexes

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (DCDRF) in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada has ordered multiplexes to allow moviegoers to bring packaged water, soft drinks and food from outside. 


PIL over outside food in theatres: Multiplexes compelling families, children to have junk food, says HC

The court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Jainendra Baxi, a film director, through his lawyer Aditya Pratap. The petition stated that there was no law that prohibits people from carrying their own food inside the theatres.

Explain how outside food in multiplexes can create security issue, Bombay High Court ask govt

The Bombay High Court mentioned the state's affidavit said there was no specific law or statutory provision that restrained people from carrying outside food into cinema halls.

Maharashtra: Profits of multiplex industry to dip by Rs 100 crore, says rating agency CRISIL

Earlier this month, Maharashtra government announced that there would be no difference in the MRP of food products sold outside and inside multiplexes in the state and viewers will be free to carry their own eatables inside the multiplex.

Bombay High Court asks why prices of expensive food items in multiplexes can't be regulated

The plea claims that there is no legal or statutory provision that prohibits one from carrying personal food articles or water inside the movie theatres.


Food should be sold at regular prices in theatres, says Bombay High Court

The petition had claimed that restrictions on bringing outside food to theatres, particularly affected the senior citizens, and those who could not eat, for medical reasons, "the junk food that the food stalls in theatres sell," the petition reads.

PVR in expansion overdrive, eyes 21 4DX screens by 2019-end

The Gurgaon-based company on Wednesday signed a deal with South Korea's CJ 4DPLEX at Cine Asia 2017 to add 16 more screens as it is ramping up offering in the premium segment in metro markets.

The show goes on, so does the wait for Happy Ending

The theaters that witnessed heavy rush now have to be content with moviegoers reaching double digits.

After meeting with management,PVR Cinemas re-open business

PVR Cinemas at Elante and Centra Mall re-opened on Friday after having remained shut for a day.