Single Screen Cinemas
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.21

Single screen cinemas stare at closure

Single screen cinema halls are facing one of the worst crises due to almost negligible occupancy since their reopening on March 1.  Majority of the owners are now mulling closing their units as ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.21

Dhanbad theatres may remain closed

Several single screen cinema hall operators of coal town are not willing to resume operations owing to acute losses suffered last year after the lockdown, despite the government’s nod to open th...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

Cinema owners worried over occupancy

Ten days after Mamata Banerjee’s announcement that cinemas in Bengal can operate with 100 per cent capacity, the state government has yet to come up with a formal notification. Several hall own...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.20

Dhanbad cinemas not keen to reopen

Notably, SOPs released on Tuesday call for entry and exit of audience members according to rows in a staggered fashion and sufficient time between shows so that there is no rush. Regarding seating arr...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

Single-screen cinemas on deathbed

“How will we bear the expenses of minimum guarantee sought by film distributors if halls get sealed in the name of violation of Covid norms? The minimum guarantee comes to around Rs 5 lakh for a...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Lead the way: Bashing sexism in US Congress

Sir — The firebrand American political leader, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has once again proved her mettle by calling out her colleague, Ted Yoho, for his misbehaviour and sexism. She was absolut...
By The Telegraph

Heritage  /  Published 20.10.18

The dying pulse of single-screen cinemas

Two decades ago, a kilometre-long stretch of north Calcutta — Bidhan Sarani, formerly Cornwallis Street — had as many as 10 cinemas. Uttara, Sree, Rupbani, Radha, Purnasree, Bidhusree, Mitra, Mina...
By Swachchhasila Basu

Heritage  /  Published 29.06.19

In cinemas now: Survival of the single-screen theatre

What would Winston Churchill make of Priya? Or, for that matter, Navina, another cinema hall on the southern fringes of Calcutta, once the second city of the Empire? The question, although quirky, is ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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