Major relief to the multiplex and single screen owners in Maharashtra as the government has allowed the reopening of cinema halls in the state from October 22. The government has allowed for a maximum of 50% occupancy in the cinema halls. The ministry has issued important guidelines standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be followed in cinema halls. According to the release, no films shall be screened in containment zones and all staff and viewers will have to follow measures.
General cinema guidelines include: