Bollywood backs movie mania to beat Covid fear
Nearly 10,000 movie theatres around the country closed in mid-March following coronavirus restrictions
In movie-mad India, millions of filmgoers excitedly waited for cinemas to reopen this week after a seven-month pandemic-induced halt. It's a step towards lifting the fortunes of the world's most prolific film industry.
Avid fan Hema Chockalingam intends to hit the multiplex in the New Delhi suburb of Noida with a group of girlfriends this weekend.