Amitabh Bacchan Birthday: The National Cinema Day was special for the Hindi Film Industry and people as the ticket rate of movies was reduced on this day. That day has made the industry realize that cheaper ticket rates can bring more audience to the theatres. It was celebrated on September 23 and tickets were sold only for Rs. 75. It resulted in houseful shows, not just for Brahmastra but for small films like Chup and Dhokha Round D Corner. The offer was extended to weekdays and again the rates will be cheaper for movie tickets. This time, it’s not because of National Cinema Day. It’s a special offer on Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday and it’s available only for Amitabh starrer Goodbye. The tickets were sold for just Rs. 150 on its release day.
Now, the makers have come up with another exciting offer on Goodbye. On 11 October, the viewers will be able to watch Big B’s Goodbye for just Rs. 80. A source said this on Monday, “Since the film’s lead, Amitabh Bachchan turns 80 on Tuesday. The makers of the film felt that it will be very great idea to sell tickets for Rs. 80! They spoke to the cinemas and they also felt that it’s a great idea.”
According to the source, PVR Cinemas, Inox, Cinepolis, Miraj, Mukta etc are already on board and they are reaching more to be a part of this. A film festival is also going on at PVR Cinemas. They are showing the movies of Big B from October 8 to 11 in 17 cities.