Salman Khan has recently announced publically that he is planning to launch his own brand of theatres in which tickets will be available at a cheaper rate. In an interview to Mumbai Mirror, Salman said that he wanted to establish his own theatre chain. Though the plan was started two years ago, it has been delayed as he was busy, carefully working out the implementation of a complex operation.
He named his project as “Salman Talkies”, where tickets will be tax-free. And the tickets will be available at cheaper rates and also for the children who are poor. He had a lot of plans for the theatre chain but it’s taking me longer because he needs to be very careful. There are a lot of planning details has to be done so that the project does not shut down. And he also clarifies that the theatres will not be in Bandra or Juhu, but on the outer parts of Mumbai.The best part is that cheaper tickets making the multiplex available for all. Ticket rates should be Rs 200-250 on weekends and Rs 120-150 on weekdays. The aim of the theatres is to make movies available to all at cheaper rates. This act aims to promote movies and in turn will act as a crowd attractor in many places. Salman said that he has been planning to work on this project from many days before, but it has taken him a longer time than planned due to a few delays in the project.
These theatres will be located in smaller towns, on the outer areas of Mumbai. Salman has met several producers, distributors to get a better understanding of the market for his upcoming chain of theatres, and exhibitors. As per his targets, the chain is expected to be inaugurated in Maharashtra and he aims at expanding it to other states over the next 10 years.
Let’s wish him luck!