2021: Blogging A-Z Challenge: Covid Craziness: M

Mangesh, come on! There’s hardly any margin in film distribution these days,” said Tyagi.

“Rate’s fixed. Pay me 20, I’ll get the decision reversed.”  

The new law mandating theatre owners to allow patrons to bring in outside food into the theaters was hitting revenues hard, especially considering how on-premise eatables were exorbitantly priced. It was time to bring back control into the hands of film distributors and theatre owners. Basically, show-time.

“Fine. 20. Get it done.”

That night however, in an unexpected decision, the government enforced an indefinite Covid-19 lockdown across the state, and their plans went up in smoke.

Note: Hari, thank you for the picture prompt suggestion for today's post! This 100-word micro-fiction is written for the Covid Crazies 2021 Edition of the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. The entire list of 2021 posts can be accessed here


  1. Reading this one ,I recollected the ongoing meme about karma ..for crazily priced eatables in theatres and restriction on theatres in pandemic..-AA

  2. Lockdown upturned many lives. Although necessary, the worst affected cannot help but blame the governance ..

  3. Ha ha..karma playing it's part..am sure, the theatre owners are still afloat thanks for exorbitantly priced snacks and drinks all these years

  4. Hahaha in this review write up the word that made be double back was on-premise 😂 #needToGetBackToWorkMom
    Good one 👍🏼

  5. Nostalgia..Big screen is equal to pure joy...LEAP of confluences at every point....Roar out the gears of belief Thy Invicible Dawn (%)


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