Gradually time passed and inflation skyrocketed. After this, Rs 4.95, after that Rs 6 then Rs 7 and then increasing, it has become close to Rs 500 today.
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In today’s digital era, people are forgetting the era of cinema somewhere. Cinema in India is like a legacy. But, now in this new era some people still like to go to the cinema hall and watch movies. In earlier times, tickets were also sold in black for the fans of cinema standing outside the cinema hall. Cinema Day is celebrated across the country on 23 September. On this occasion, we will share many information to make this day even more special for cinema lovers. Also, it will tell you how much theater tickets used to get in those days.
Talking about the earlier times, according to today’s era, the craze of cinema was more on the people in the earlier times. When Madhubala and Dilip Kumar’s film Mughal-e-Azam was released. At that time a crowd of hundreds of people had gathered to watch that film and the ticket price was only Rs. In this film, Prithviraj Kapoor, in the role of Akbar, played such a magic of his acting on the hearts of the people that people remember him till date. In the year 1960, people have enjoyed such a cheap ticket in Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir cinema hall.
First of all there was only this ticket
After this the film ‘Pakeezah’, which was very much liked by the people. Meena Kumari was the lead heroine in this film, while her opposite Rajkumar played the lead actor. Even to see this film which came in the year 1972, the craze of people outside theaters was worth seeing. Talking about the ticket of this film, people had bought its ticket for only 3 rupees. This film was also released in Mumbai’s Maratha temple itself.
Gradually increase ticket prices
In this way, time passed slowly and inflation skyrocketed. After this, Rs 4.95, then Rs 6, then Rs 7 and then increased to Rs 500 today. At the same time, on the day of National Cinema Day once again it has been decided to show the film to the audience across the country for just Rs 75. Movies will be shown to people in more than 4 thousand screens across the country for Rs 75.
How to watch a film in 75 rupees
To buy tickets for 75 rupees, you have to buy tickets only from outside the cinema halls. Apart from this, you can also buy this ticket through online medium. For which you will also have to pay the charges of GST and internet fees separately.
First the US had reduced the prices
Let us tell you that the US first reduced the ticket prices in cinemas. Also, it was decided that the audience would be given a chance to watch movies for less money. September 3 in the US national cinema day was celebrated. On this occasion, films were shown to the people for only 3 dollars.