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Cost of cinema tickets down from today (1st Jan)

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Posted on : 01/Jan/2019 18:45:49



 
 
 
During the last meeting conducted in Delhi by the GST Council, the GST imposed on the cinema tickets were reduced in 2 types.

For cinema tickets costing up to Rs. 100, GST was reduced from 18% to 12%. For the cinema tickets costing above Rs. 100, GST was reduced from 28% to 18%.

This reduction came into effect from today (Tuesday, 1st January). Subsequently, the cinema ticket prices were down in all the theatres in the Chennai Metro City.

Accordingly, the 1st class ticket was reduced to Rs. 190.78 and the 2nd class ticket was reduced to Rs. 60.12. In the Chennai theatres which screen Hindi movies, the 1st class ticket was reduced to 202.84 and the 2nd class ticket was reduced to Rs. 63.73.

In the theatres screening English movies, the 1st class ticket was reduced to Rs. 211.46 and the 2nd class ticket was reduced to Rs. 66.30.

The theatre owners further announced that as per the above reduction, the online booking fares were also reduced accordingly.