National Cinema Day 2022: Movie tickets at just Rs 75, how to book tickets online, and what to watch

Here's everything you need to know about National Cinema Day 2022.

The multiplex association of India and Cinemas across the country have announced ‘National Cinema Day’ on September 23rd as a mark to celebrate cinema. The association says that it would allow moviegoers of all age groups to enjoy a day at the movies. It is also a mark of ‘thank you’ to cinema lovers who made cinemas reopen post the long Covid-19 lockdown. On this special day, movie-goers can catch select movies at leading multiplex chains at just Rs 75 per ticket. The association also believes that this initiative will motivate common audiences who haven’t made it to theatres after the lockdown. In this story, we guide you through every detail of National Cinema Day along with how to book movie tickets at just Rs 75

What is National Cinema Day?

The Multiplex Association of India as a mark of ‘thank you’ to movie-goers on the successful reopening of cinemas post the Covid-19 era. it is also an invitation to those moviegoers who haven’t made it back to cinemas, yet.

The association says that the Indian film industry is one of the sharpest recovered sectors globally. The Q1 2023 recorded impressive numbers among cinema operators. The quarter has witnessed the release of some of the biggest domestic hits like KGF: Chapter 2, RRR, Vikram, Bhool Bhulaiya 2 and others.


When is National Cinema Day 2022 in India?

The National Cinema Day 2022 will be held on September 23rd. Though it was initially set for September 16th, it has been rescheduled to September 23rd on request from various stakeholders and in order to maximise participation.

Movie ticket price on National Cinema Day 2022, participating screens

The movie ticket price on National Cinema Day 2022 is fixed at Rs 75 at all participating cinemas. The National Cinema Day will be held at more than 4000 participating screens, including the cinema screens of PVR, Inox, Cinepolis, Carnival, Miraj, Citypride, Asian, Mukta A2, Movie Time, Wave, M2K, Delite and much more.

How to book movie tickets at Rs 75 online

You can now book Rs 75 movie tickets on National Cinema Day on September 23rd online. Here’s how:

  • Visit the website of any major cinema chain like PVR, Inox, etc
  • Then select the city and the theatre in the area.
  • Now, select the movie and the time of the movie.

Alternatively, You can also check third-party apps like BookMyShow, Paytm, and others. That said, some cinema screens such as Inox are selling movie tickets at Rs 80. This price excludes the internet charges paid to movie ticket booking platforms. 

Amazon Pay cashback offer

Amazon Pay is offering up to Rs 150 or 25 percent cashback on movie tickets with a minimum value of Rs 500. The cashback will most likely be applicable on bulk tickets as well.

What to watch on National Cinema Day 2022?

National Cinema Day 2022 is on September 23rd and there are quite a few movies releasing on that day in different languages. We have Avatar re-releasing on that day just before the sequel releases later this year in December. Then there’s the latest Bollywood blockbuster ‘Brahmāstra‘ which should have an extended run at the box office until September 23rd.

Here’s a list of movies that you can watch on National Cinema Day 2022.

Movie nameLanguageRuntime
BrahmastraHindi2h 47m
AvatarEnglish2h 41m
ChupHindi2h 44m
Saakini DaakiniTelugu2h
Vendhu Thanindhathu KaaduTamil2h 45min
Oke Oka JeevithamTelugu2h 37min
Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku CheppaliTelugu2h 22min
SiyaHindi1h 57min

Movies releasing on September 23rd

Here is the list of movies that are releasing on September 23rd

  • Avatar: English
  • Chup: Hindi
  • Dongalunnaru Jagratha: Telugu
  • Alluri: Telugu
  • Dhokha Round D Corner: Hindi