Cinema halls and moviegoers in Chennai couldn't have had it worse. With GST and the local entertainment tax, the tariff on movie tickets has risen to 53% in some cases.
Film releases are being delayed, theaters are shut and the Multiplex Association of India is staging protests, demanding the local taxes be waived off.
Here's all you need to know about the ongoing row.
Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that an unnamed film director assaulted her when she was 16.
Speaking at an Elle Women in Hollywood event, Witherspoon said she felt "true disgust at the director."
She felt "anger... at the agents and producers who made me feel silence was a condition of my employment".
Her revelations come amid the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal.
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, whose latest release Judwaa 2 has already crossed the Rs. 200-crore mark, has yet another reason to celebrate apart from delivering nine back-to-back hits.
He has become the youngest Bollywood celebrity ever to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds museum.
The 30-year-old's wax statue would be unveiled at Madame Tussauds' Hong Kong center in 2018.
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