Ladakh Gets Highest Movie Theatre In World At Altitude Of 11,562 Ft

To bring cinema watching experience to the most rural areas, a mobile theatre is introduced at an altitude of 11,562 feet in the Paldan area of Leh in Ladakh, making it the highest theatre in the world.

The inauguration of the movable theatre was held at Leh’s NSD Grounds. Thupstan Chewang, the Ladakh Buddhist Association president, was the Chief Guest, and actor Pankaj Tripathi was the Guest of Honour. The critically acclaimed short movie, Sekool, which is based on the Changpa nomads of Ladakh, was screened at the launch, and the Bollywood movie Bell bottom was also screened for the army in the evening.

Mepham Otsal, a theatre artist from the National School of Drama, while speaking to ANI, said, “It offers affordable tickets and has several facilities. The seating arrangement is also good. Being a theatre artist, it’s very good for the people here as it will open a gate to the world of art and cinema.”

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