Hindi films may see muted response during the Diwali week, despite movie theatres operating at full capacity for the first time in nearly three years during the festivals

Bollywood offerings, such as Akshay Kumar’s Ram Setu and Sidharth Malhotra-starrer Thank God,

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scheduled for release on Tuesday, are not being touted as family entertainers that can draw crowds in huge numbers across demographics.

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Southern cinema, however, is likely to help theatre owners tide over the period.

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Tamil movies, Prince starring Sivakarthikeyan, and Karthi’s Sardar, which hit theatres last Friday, and Mohanlal’s Malayalam film Monster, are expected to set the cash registers ringing at the box office

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Hollywood film Black Adam, which was also released this weekend, made ₹11 crore at last count.“It does not seem like an exciting Diwali for us.

Hollywood film Black Adam, which was also released this weekend, made ₹11 crore at last count.“It does not seem like an exciting Diwali for us.

We’re usually looking at big family entertainers with universal appeal and top stars for the festival," Bihar-based independent exhibitor Vishek Chauhan said.

Though Kumar’s action film Sooryavanshi had released last Diwali to bumper collections, Ram Setu does not have the elements to make it appealing across audiences

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