With ongoing facilities provided by digital sites likes Amazon Prime, Netflix, Jio Cinema footfalls in theatres reduced to drastic number. Hence distributors are trying to make huge amounts in first week itself by hiking ticket prices without any orders from governments. Cinema lovers especially fans never miss watching their Heroes on big screen no matter how much it costs. Seems like distributors are making this situation to their own advantages.
Now latest news is that Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments issued orders to distributors of Pongal release films to hike ticket prices. Darbar, Sarileru Neekevvaru and Ala Vaikunthapurramloo hiked ticket price to 200 in Telangana and 250 in AP for entire releasr weekend making Telugu audience furious. Irrespective of talk every released film in festive season makes good money as movies are the only entertainment for people in sankranthi season. Let’s see if these hikes actually affect first day records of biggies.