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Pandemic Accelerates India's Cinema Woes

Edged out by multiplexes, India’s iconic, old-fashioned single-screen theatres have been struggling financially for decades.

COVID-19 lockdowns have sped up their demise — and many ornate cinemas are now closing forever.

NPR’s Sushmita Pathak has the report.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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