Tamil Nadu government has increased the rates as the film industry isn’t releasing any films in protest of 10% local body tax. Maximum ticket price in multiplexes and a/c theatres in Chennai would now be Rs 160 while the minimum will be Rs 50.
For Tamil films in TN ;
Base ticket price : Rs 150 + 28% GST [Rs 42] + 10% Entertainment tax [Rs 15] makes the new ticket price as Rs 207
For other films in TN ;
Base ticket price : Rs 150 + 28% GST [Rs 42] + 20% Entertainment tax [Rs 30] makes the new ticket price as Rs 222
The announcement comes at a time when the Producers Council has decided not to release new films as the Tamil Nadu government had imposed a 10 percent local entertainment tax on Tamil movies and a 20 percent tax on non-Tamil ones.
But as per latest update For a ticket Rs 150 nett mentioned will absorb 10% local body taxes 4 Tamil/ 20% other language films + 28% GST= Rs 192.