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Watching movies was never this easy before –book tickets online and enjoy

Movies have always been a great source of entertainment to the common man. Undoubtedly even in the modern era of digitalization and social media, it remains as one of the best ways for mankind to relax, unwind and chill. Belonging to different genres, there definitely is some sentiment or emotion associated with films that pulls ever increasing and burgeoning audience to the movie halls, day after day. From crime thrillers to comedies, from romance to scientific and surreal themes, there is one that fits perfect to each individual’s taste and liking.

Watching a movie at a theatre in the yesteryears was not quite easy. Remember the times when one had to queue up infront of the booking counters for hours for purchasing tickets. With a full-house show, often people would return back dejected at not getting a fair opportunity to book tickets and watch the show. It also meant returning back later in the day or few days to try your luck again. As a precaution, you would typically land up hours before the counter opened because this would ensure that you get to stand at the beginning of the queue.

Booking for movies back then had no assurance that you would get your preferred row or seat. Yes there were different blocks – like balcony and front seats etc – and one had to pay a differential amount to get the choicest seat. Payments had to be done by cash only where incidents of pick-pocketing, wallets misplaced or forgotten at home use to be quite common.

But not anymore! Thanks to the digital revolution, the quality of our lives has improved tremendously. Booking for movie tickets is no longer about standing, waiting, arriving early or cash. All these issues have been left behind with the advent of online ticket booking facility. Ably provided and facilitated by new-gen service providers like Paytm, PhonePe and MobiKwik, digital technology has shown the way that right use of inventions can help mankind save money and time effectively.

Want to watch an ongoing movie or wish to pre-book for an upcoming one? Simple! Just open the website of one of the service providers mentioned here or download the App on your handset. In few simple and easy steps, guided by technology at every step – you can receive confirmed tickets at one-go and immediately. The pre-requisite however is that –

  • You have internet connectivity
  • You are using a digital device like a computer desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone.
  • You have a credit card, debit card or Net banking login id for payment.
  • Or you have an electronic wallet for making online payments.

It doesn’t require the user to be tech-savvy. Even people with basic education and knowledge are able to handle the booking system efficiently. Irrespective of your age – whether you are a ten-year old or a seventy-year old, you can easily book movie tickets online.

 Internet technology has proved to be beneficial not only for the end-user; it has also helped the entertainment industry become stronger and more viable as a medium.