News Date: 6th Jul, 17
Theatres in Tamil Nadu will reopen from tomorrow after the government agreed to form a committee to look into the demands of theatre owners. The theatre owners and distributors in Tamil Nadu were demanding withdrawal of 30 percent local body tax on movie tickets. About 1100 theatres were shut in the state since Monday.
“We are withdrawing our strike. From tomorrow theaters will be open”, Abhirami Ramanathan, Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners and Distributors Association.
Film Producer Venkat shuba said, “The ticket prices for now will not have the extra 30 percent after GST. The committee will comprise members from the film industry and state government.
The films like Vanamagan, Ivan Thanthiran and Maragatha Naanayam, Adhagappattathu Magajanangalay and other films to hit the theaters again tomorrow.