Today with the emerging trend cities
are almost flooded with number of cinema houses and we
might have seen some cinema houses are houseful every
time while others wait for their customers. The reason
is much relative to Vastu as many constructed cinema
halls have Vastu defects due to which they face
hardships and sometimes need to shut down.
Cinema halls involve huge investment and after
construction it won’t get successful then owner pay huge price
for it and the site might get transform in residential or shopping
complex. Therefore consulting Vastu before constructing big
projects like movie/cinema halls in order to rectify and detect
timely defects in the plot. Some tips that need to be considered
before constructing cinema hall are:
Cinema hall should always be constructed on
lively plot in terms of functionality and sand identification;
therefore a veteran Vastu consult must be consulted before
checking for the site.
Avoid purchasing land which has been used as
morgue, crematory, hospital or any other dead infertile place.
Construction of cinema hall should begin from
West to South and must be heavy here.
Screen of the cinema hall should be installed
in such a way that viewers face East or North while watching
Projectors should be installed in South-west
Placing electrical equipments in South-east
can turns things successful.
Public toilets should be built in North-west
and WC facing North or South.
Parking is ideal in South-west portion.
Canteen or kitchen should be constructed only
in South-east portion.
Generally it is seen that many cinema halls have
been erected without caring much of the Vaastu-Gyan. Such halls
remain incomplete and inspite of several efforts it can not be
completed successful; even if these are completed some how, they
do not run profitabily. Many Cinema halls have either been closed
or these are being converted into a commercial complex or
residential flats. If we go deep into the cause behind it, we find
either the site was not selected according to the norms or
foundation or was not laid in auspicious moment, or there had been
some default as per Vaastu-principles in the construction etc.
Therefore the following facts
relating to Vastu in cinema halls and studios should be borne in
mind and followed by the persons related to this business -
(1) Before constructing the
cinema hall or studio, the land site should be properly selected
according to Vastu principles and confirmed that the land is
(2) Some learned astrologer
should be consulted to know about the favourability of stars in
the business and in case of any adversity, efforts to avoid the
difficulties should be done under his guidance.
(3) The land should be sloping
towards the north-east direction.
(4) Building of the cinema hall
should be constructed keeping it elevated and heavy on the west
(5) Screen and stage should be
in the north or east and the balcony should be constructed in the
(6) Viewers should face towards
east or north while seeing a film.
(7) Generally it has been found
that the cinema halls which had screen in the west or south (so
that the viewers had to face towards west or south ) have either
been closed down or are have been running in heavy losses. The
oldest and famous Ram Prakash Talkies in Jaipur, Amber Talkies,
Shalimar Talkies etc. are examples of the same.
(8) The machine room to project
the film on the screen should be built in the south or west
(9) Generator and electric power
etc. should be installed in the south-east corner where only these
will be auspicious.
(10) Toilets for the public
should be constructed in the south near the south-west (Nairutya)
corner or in the west near north-west corner, such that people
face towards north or south while using the toilet.
(11) Entrance in the hall should
be from south-west and exit in the north-east direction. Doors
should be provided in proper auspicious position as per Vaastu
Chakra. In a hall facing east, entrance should be from the north
side and in a hall facing north, entrance from the east is
(12) Canteen and restaurant
should be allotted a place in the east near the south-east (agneya)
corner. In alternative situation it can be near the north-west
corner in the north.
(13) Car parking, cycle stand,
etc. should be there in the south-west portion.
(14) Enough open space should be
kept all around the cinema hall. Lawn and park should be placed in
the south west corner of the roof.
(15) Over head water tanks
should be placed in the south west corner of the roof.
(16) The north-west corner
should be kept low and light; it should always be kept neat and
clean. Arrangement should be made in this corner for worship (Puja)
(17) The chamber of the manager
should be in the south-west portion, and the manager should sit
facing north or east in his room. Office will also be auspicious
in this direction.
(18) Generally Friday is
considered to be the auspicious day for release of a film of
starting the shooting of a film. In astrology Venus (Shukra) is
supposed to be the god of worldly knowledge, pleasures and art. If
favour of Shukra grah (Planet Venus) is gained by special efforts,
it would be much fruitful in the matters relating to music,
drawing, dance, poetry and drama, writing, wearing new clothes,
decoration, film shooting, get-together, etc.
(19) There should not be any
kind of pit or low area in the vicinity of the cinema hall in
south or west direction.
(20) A pit or low in the north
or east is auspicious, water tank, bore well, constructed below
the floor level of the hall in north-east direction for drinking
water is auspicious and beneficial. Dirty waste water should be
drained out on the south-west side. Rain water should flow and out
towards the north-west side.
(21) Slope of the cinema hall
should be toward the north-east. Roof of the hall should also be
sloping in east or north directions.
(22) Ticket (Booking) window
should be in east-north directions and viewers should also sit
facing towards east or north.
(23) Office of the
accountant and the engineer should be in south-east portion.
There are many other things which need to examine and taken care
of before constructing expensive Movie hall so that it turn out to
be most visited successful hall.
We have to take care of the following points while studying about
the vastu of the movie halls. Vastu consultation of movie halls
involves a thorough analysis.
The proper location of the movie hall
The exteriors of the office like shape, slope, height, water
The location of the beams
The direction of the Entrance
The direction & placement of the ticket window
The direction & placement of the screen
The direction & placement of the administration block
The direction & placement of the manager room
The direction & placement of the projector room
The direction & placement of the canteen
The direction & placement of the entertainment counter
The direction & placement of the toilets
The direction & placement of the medial room
The direction and placement of the electrical equipment like
The direction and placement of the stairs
The direction & placement of the pantry/kitchen
The direction & placement of the water products
The direction and placement of the water boring
The direction and placement of the staff underground water
The direction and placement of the overhead water tank
The direction and placement of the septic tank or the waste