April 25, 2009

Meanwhile, back at India's multiplexes…

…Dipti Nagpal D'Souza at Screen reports that business is hurting:

Fame Adlabs, Andheri, one of the more popular destinations for suburban moviegoers, wears a deserted look these days. The cleaner has parked himself in a corner next to the security table for a convenient chat. The supervisor doesn’t seem to mind — with the first two shows cancelled and only a handful turning up for those after noon, the cleaner can well go on an extended lunch break.

The word is that Bollywood companies will take their new films to single–screen cinemas for now, with the standoff between them and the multiplexes threatening to segue from April into May.

Plus, it's India Premier League cricket season:

But do read the rest of the story on Screen.

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