One more movie theater, Purnima Cinema Hall has closed down in Pokhara. The theater was closed when the volume of viewers reduced by a large number. The theater used to feature Nepali movies and was run by producer and distributor Hari Baral.
Hari Baral expects to start the theater after a couple of months. Established in 2037 BS, the movie theater is one of the main film hall in the city. In the past three other theaters had closed down.
Deepjyoti, Annapurna and Mahalaxmi theaters had closed in the past because of the lack of interest in viewers to go to theaters. There are four other theaters in the city – Shree Krishna theater, Barahi theater, Bindhyabasini theater and Kalpana theater.
Although single screen theaters are closing down, five multiplex theaters are expected to start business in the city in future.