Gurugram, Oct. 15 -- Movie theatres in the city will reopen from Thursday, seven months after the government ordered them to shut to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Following the issuance of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) by the union ministry of information and broadcasting, multiplexes in the city were seen on Wednesday making arrangements to ensure social distancing.

Owners of movie theatres said that ticketing will be made completely paperless and, for the first few weeks, they would screen movies released earlier.

On October 1, deputy commissioner Amit Khatri had issued the Unlock 5 guidelines, allowing movie theatres and multiplexes to open with 50% of their seating capacity.

As per the guidelines of the union ministry o...