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No Show in theatres today!

Source : SIFY
Last Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2012 04:20 hrs

​There will be no shows in cinema theatres across India on February 23. 


This is to protest against the centre`s move to impose service tax on cinema industry.

The Film Federation of India had planned this nation-wide shutdown to condemn the centre`s proposal to levy a 10.3 % service tax on the movie industry.

Trichy Sridhar joint secretary of Tamil Nadu cinema theatres owners association said: "All the cinema theatres in TN will be closed on Thursday."

Abirami Ramanathan, the powerful Theatre Federation president said: "It will be a total shut down. As part of the all India move, all theatres will be closed, no shooting, recording or any film based activity will take place on Thursday."  

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