Due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown was made almost all over the nation. During this pandemic, the owners and the holders of movie theatres suffered a lot but now it's the time they regained their happiness and joy. Reports announce the news in favour of the movie theatres allowing them to re-open the movie theatres from the coming Monday onwards. As soon as the announcement was made on Saturday evening there was all-around rejoicing in the movie theatre owners and the exhibitors. The movie theatre can now allow 50% capacity inside Delhi.
One of Maharashtra's exhibitors, Akshay Rathi reacts to the news and said that Delhi's government had made an initiative and the cinema with 50% capacity is much welcomed. Further, he said, "We truly hope that Maharashtra, which is considered to be the home state of Hindi films fraternity now follows suit and allows the country to start moving." He even mentioned that virtually no economic relief was offered to them so far and the cinemas in the state deserve the least is the right to earn their own bread.
Kishan Damani from Bihar has said, "Big boost for our industry..... If Mumbai is allow to open up in August the theatres will be back. The Akshay Kumar starter Bell Bottom is expected on 15 August if theatres in Maharashtra open up." Movie Theatres in Maharashtra are supposed to re-open in the first week of August.