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Covid shadow on movie buffs: A tepid opening for cinemas on first day

At Cinepolis in south Delhi's Savitri Complex, the 11:30 am show for Malang: Unleash the Madness, featuring Disha Patani and Aditya Roy Kapur, sold a total of four tickets

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As fresh beginnings go, this was as tepid as one could imagine. Even as the Delhi government had allowed theatres to resume operations from October 15, most chose to remain shut on the opening day. PVR, which owns the majority of single-screen theatres and multiplexes in the city, was the most notable absentee. It plans to open its doors to viewers from Friday. Inox is expected to do the same.  At Cinepolis in south Delhi’s Savitri Complex (among the handful that did open), the 11:30 am show for Malang: Unleash the Madness, featuring Disha Patani and Aditya Roy Kapur, sold ...