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  • | May 3rd, 2013

    Why is the touring talkie in Maharasthra dying?

    Why is the touring talkie in Maharasthra dying?

    The concept of the watching movies in a tent no longer appeals to audiences in the drought-ridden state’s villages…they prefer cable TV or DVDs at home!
    Marathi film Touring Talkies (directed by Gajendra Ahire) has been in the news lately, and it brings back into focus the business of travelling theatres. Still running in rural India in spite of the penetration of cable TV, DVDs and the Internet – in some places – the concept of watching films in a mobile theatre is dying a slow death every day. Click here to read more