Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan’s show sharing issues continue; most single-screen and 2-screen theatres yet to start ticket sales
A source told Bollywood Hungama, “The distributors of Raksha Bandhan are asking for equal shows for their film as well as for Laal Singh Chaddha. Laal Singh Chaddha’s distributors meanwhile want more shows than the Akshay Kumar-starrer. They have asked that in three-screen multiplexes, two screens should only show Laal Singh Chaddha. In four screen theatres, their film should play in three screens. In two-screen plexes, they are insisting for shows in 1 ½ screens. Even in single screens, they are asking for maximum shows for Laal Singh Chaddha.”
The source continued, “As of now, most multiplexes have commenced the advance booking of Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan in just one screen for each of the films. Most of the single screens and two and three-screen theatres have refrained from starting advance sales till the matter is sorted. The exhibitors are hoping that a consensus is reached today.”
An exhibitor sighed, “We know that clashes are inevitable but we hope such issues can be addressed sooner. It’s not fair when the discussions over this problem keep happening till the last minute, impacting the advance ticket sales. The nightmare of Sooryavanshi vs Eternals clash is still fresh in our minds. Poora Diwali kharaab hua tha tab. At 10:00 pm, the advance had been opened for both the films. In this case, at least one screen has been opened for ticket sales in several multiplexes. We just hope this matter is resolved by today.”
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