With festive season ahead and the further Unlock 5.0 relaxations has come as a fetching point for the theatres ramping up for reopening almost after seven months. Telangana Theatre Owners’ Association, as well, announced that all multiplexes and theatres will start premiering shows from October 15th.
However, the owners are subjected to adherence to physical distancing norms, wearing of masks & compliance to precautionary protocols. The theatres will be permitted to screen only three shows a day instead of four and sanitise the seat after every show. According to the new guidelines set by theatre owners unions, shows would start with half occupancy maintaining seat distancing.
Cinephiles who are planning for a movie outing with family ought to follow the facemask rule while the theatre owners must make sanitisers available at different points in theatre premises. Arrangements like UV bins for sanitising cash, placement of automatic thermal screening, fumigation of seats after every show, provisions for contact-less ticketing will also be made.
Sources revealed that the Telangana Theatre Owners Association has appealed to the state government to waive current bills for the lockdown period and to revive parking charges.