Chiranjeevi requests Andhra Pradesh CM to rethink cap on movie ticket prices


Actor Chiranjeevi on Thursday requested the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to rethink the authorities’s choice to have a low cap on film establish costs.

In a commentary shared on social media, the Acharya actor acknowledged, “It’s far pleasing to look the introduction of the web ticketing Invoice for transparency, as demanded by the industry. Nonetheless at the identical time, for the survival of theatres and for the hundreds of families who rely on cinema on my own for his or her survival, these diminished online ticketing rates would possibly well also merely tranquil have the identical flexibility because the uniform GST costs. Please reconsider this topic. Telugu industry will doubtless be ready to continue to exist only when there is that encouragement.”

Allure to Hon’ble @AndhraPradeshCM


— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) November 25, 2021

Chiranjeevi’s rely on comes after the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed a Invoice to extra amend the AP Cinemas (Law) Act, 1956, making it well-known for exhibitors to promote film tickets only thru the web booking platform, to be operated by the utter Movie Building Corporation. The Invoice replaces an Ordinance issued on November 9.

Titillating the Invoice on behalf of the Chief Minister, Perni Nani, who additionally holds the Knowledge and Public Relatives portfolio, acknowledged the proposed online film booking system would again in checking sunless advertising, in addition to stopping tax evasion.

In accordance to film alternate analysts, the new shuffle by the Andhra Pradesh authorities is more likely to leave an impact on the sphere place of work earnings of mighty-anticipated movies cherish SS Rajamouli’s RRR, Pawan Kalyan’s Bheemla Nayak, Prabhas-starrer Radhe Shyam and Mahesh Babu’s Sarkaru Vaari Paata.

Earlier, the Producers Guild and Telugu Movie Chamber of Commerce had approached the Andhra Pradesh authorities and held discussions on the establish pricing say.

(With inputs from PTI)

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