As per a new order issued by the Tamil Nadu government, theatre ticket prices will be hiked by 25 per cent. The movie ticket prices were raised by 25 percentage after representation by various film industry associations.
In Chennai, the maximum ticket price would now be Rs.160 in multiplexes and other air-conditioned theatres, while the maximum ticket price in similar theatres outside the city would be Rs.140. The minimum ticket price is set at Rs.50.
The non-air-conditioned theatres in the city would be charging a maximum of Rs.120 per ticket and a minimum of Rs.40.
The fare hike would come into effect from October 9.