Decision on movie ticket price hike soon: Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Telangana Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Friday said a decision on the hike in movie ticket prices would be taken soon.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  4 Dec 2021 2:58 AM GMT
Decision on movie ticket price hike soon: Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Hyderabad: Telangana Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Friday said a decision on the hike in movie ticket prices would be taken soon.

Speaking to the media after meeting filmmakers, Srinivas said the film industry suffered immensely during the Covid-19 pandemic in the last two years.

He said as per the direction of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, the state government is making all efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. He asked the cinema theater managements to follow precautions prescribed by the government.

Minister said that the situation was coming into normalcy and several high-budget films including Pushpa, RRR, Acharya, and Bhimala Nayak are ready for release. The filmmakers said that the expenditure and maintaining cinema theaters has increased manifold. Covid-19 also weakened the film industry.

They urged the government to extend a helping hand by increasing the ticket prices. Srinivas assured that the issue would be brought to the notice of the Chief Minister and a decision would be taken after reviewing ticket prices in other states.

Producers Dil Raju, Suryadevara Radhakrishna, Sunil Narang, DVV Danayya, Radhakrishna, RRR Director Rajamouli, Bhimla Nayak Director Trivikram Srinivas, Pushpa Producer Naveen, Vamsi, Bal Govinda Raju, Telangana State Film Chamber of Commerce Secretary Anupam Reddy, and among others participated in the meeting.

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