Bangladesh cinemas reopen

  • A viewer watches a movie at Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A viewer watches a movie at Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cinema halls in Bangladesh reopened on Oct 16, 2020 after a seven-month novel coronavirus-forced suspension on the shows. But the theatres in Dhaka could not draw movie-goers on the first day as the owners said they were waiting for good movies to arrive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate reopened on Oct 16, 2020 but the ticket counter was empty almost all the time amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate reopened on Oct 16, 2020 but the ticket counter was empty almost all the time amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man buys a ticket at the Ananda Cinema Hall counter in Dhaka’s Farmgate when it reopened on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man buys a ticket at the Ananda Cinema Hall counter in Dhaka’s Farmgate when it reopened on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Viewers without masks had to buy the protective masks at the ticket counter before entering Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate after the reopening on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Viewers without masks had to buy the protective masks at the ticket counter before entering Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate after the reopening on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate did not allow in viewers without mask after the reopening on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. The viewers also must maintain physical distancing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate did not allow in viewers without mask after the reopening on Oct 16, 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak. The viewers also must maintain physical distancing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A viewer buys a ticket at Chhanda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A viewer buys a ticket at Chhanda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Only 15 to 20 movie-goers came to Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Only 15 to 20 movie-goers came to Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worker spraying disinfectants on the hands of the viewers at the entrance of Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after it reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker spraying disinfectants on the hands of the viewers at the entrance of Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after it reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Only 15 to 20 movie-goers came to Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Only 15 to 20 movie-goers came to Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Oct 16, 2020 after the reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate reopened on Oct 16, 2020 but the ticket counter was empty almost all the time amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Ananda Cinema Hall in Dhaka’s Farmgate reopened on Oct 16, 2020 but the ticket counter was empty almost all the time amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi