In addition to regular shows, Andhra Pradesh theatres can screen special shows from 1am to 10am, theatres in Telangana have been permitted to have one special show at 8am.
Theatres in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana allowed more shows for Agnyaathavaasi
Hyderabad - 10 Jan 2018 9:26 IST
The much-awaited film Agnyaathavaasi featuring Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan, to be released on Wednesday, 10 January, will have seven shows in cinema theatres in Andhra Pradesh and five in Telangana.
The theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are governed by The Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1955 and the Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Rules, 1970. According to these acts, theatres are not allowed to a screen a regular show between 1.30am and 8.40am.
Both the Telugu-speaking states have relaxed the rule for screening Agnyaathavaasi between 10 January and 17 January, owing to the upcoming Sankranti holidays.
Andhra Pradesh government, on 7 January, granted permission to cinema halls to screen three special shows in addition to four regular shows, the Telangana government on Tuesday, 9 January, allowed theatres to screen a special show.
While theatres in Andhra Pradesh can screen special shows from 1am to 10am, in addition to regular shows between 10am to midnight, theatres in Telangana have been permitted to have one special show at 8am.
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, Agnyaathavaasi is the most awaited movie of the Telegu film industry and advance bookings for the film has already received a huge response.
Pawan Kalyan, who is also the founder of political party Jana Sena, has a huge fan following in both the Telugu-speaking states.