Terms & Conditions

General Terms

  • All the Bookings of Ravindra Bharathi (Main Theatre, Conference hall and Mini Theatre) will be made through the website only.

  • Director, Department of Culture or Secretary, Ravindra Bharathi reserves the right in the allotment, cancellation of any program of any party/organization without assigning reason therefore.

  • Priority of allotment will be given to the Cultural activities based on the promotion of Culture.

  • Any party/ Organization can book a maximum of three programs in one month and 12 programmes in one year only.

  • Once the booking is made on particular party/organization name cannot be transferred to any other party/organization without prier permission from the Director. In case if found such party/organization violating this norm will be block listed.

  • Party/Organization on which name the booking is made shall only be allowed to display its name in the stage (centre space) and within the premises.

  • For display of name(s) of Sponsor Organization on the stage and within premises additional charges have to be made along with the booking charges.

  • After booking through website, the confirmation process will be done within 2 days from the day of booking and is informed to the party through e-mail.

  • After confirmation of booking, the party has to submit a DD for 100% charges as per the schedule of rates with in next 3 working days at the office of Ravindra Bharathi. Parties not belong to twin cities can submit their DD with in 7 working days of their booking. If failed to do so, the booking will not be valid further.

Postponement /Preponement/Cancellation

  • The reservation once made is final and can not be preponed or postponed.

  • The party can cancel their program before 20 days with 20% deduction in the payment already made. No refund will be given if the cancellation is made within 20 days from the programme.

  • Caution deposit once paid for any programme can be adjusted towards future programme of the same party within the calendar year, otherwise it will not be returned.

  • The allotment will be cancelled if the Theatre is requisitioned by Hon’ble Chief Minister, H.E. Governor, President of India, Vice President of India or any other constitutional heads as per Protocol. No further discussion will be entertained in this regard. However the Organization will be given priority in allotting the future vacant dates.

Management Rights

  • The Management of Ravindra Bharathi reserves the right to refuse allotment of the Main Theatre to any’ institution or individual without assigning reason there for.

  • The Management shall have access to the auditorium and stage of the Main Theatre at all times and even during the actual performance.

  • The Management of Ravindra Bharathi shall not be in any way responsible for the loss or damage to any property stage materials of the allottee before, during or after a performance, remaining in stage or the other premises of Ravindra Bharathi.

  • The Management of Ravindra Bharathi reserves the right to occupy the seats mentioned here under marked ‘T’ in the auditorium of the main theatre on any occasion without any payment whatsoever. The following 50 seats shall not be occupied by any person other than those possessing the complimentary.‘A’ Row 1 to 9‘B’ Row 1 to 12‘C’ Row 1 to 13 and‘D’ Row 1 to 15

Conditions to Allottee /Parties

  • The allotee will have control of admission of any person only to the Auditorium, stage and Greenrooms of the main theatre but not to any other part of premises of the Ravindra Bharati.

  • It is strictly instructed that the allotee shall not operate out side light or sound equipment.

  • The video operators engaged by the party should use only the points fixed in the theatre and that they should not move around disturbing the audience. If they are found to deviate this, the management will have the right to cancel the program and send out the videographer from the theatre.

  • Parties / individuals using the green rooms if found misusing the same are liable to be heavily fined or blacklisted.

  • Spitting in the Green rooms or Bath rooms, Dais, Auditorium, Balcony, Corridors are strictly prohibited.

  • Disfiguring of the walls of the Main Auditorium, Main Theatre, Green Rooms, Clock Rooms, Furniture and equipment in the green rooms will entail forfeiture of deposit; parties will also be liable of black listing for future bookings.

  • It shall be the responsibility of the party to replace bulbs and other electrical equipment found missing in the Green room or toilets.

  • No refreshments shall be allowed inside the auditorium.

  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Main Auditorium and in the Ravindra Bharati premises.

  • No permission for decoration or extra illumination of the building or premises of Ravindra Bharati, ill be given to any allottee

  • The allottees desirous of illumination the Ravindra Bharati building or other places should do so at their own cost only with the specific permission of the theatre management using a silent generator only.

Caution Money deposit

  • All the parties shall pay in advance, the Caution Money deposit at Ravindra Bharathi as per the schedule of the rents. This is against the damages caused during their programs.

  • The caution money deposit made in the office of Ravindra Bharati will be refunded after deducting the cost of damage, A.C.charges etc. This rule does not in any way absolve the liability of the allottee from paying the full value of the damage as assessed by the management of Ravindra Bharati.

  • Explanation : It is the responsibility of the party to take over the auditorium , stage and green rooms before the performance and handover them back at the end of such program in the same conditions as it was taken over, by duly singing in the forms provided therefore and nothing down the damages, if any. Incase, the form shall be countersigned by the officer on duty and in the absence of such compliance, the assessment made by the Management of Ravindra Bharati is final for the damaged caused, if any.

  • Application for refund of caution deposit shall be received and paid 24 hours after and up to a period of 90 days from the date of performance. If no such application is received with in the time limit, the amount is liable to be forfeited.

  • The Token caution deposit made is liable to be forfeited if :a) The theatre is utilized by the allottee for the purpose to which it is not allotted.b) There is over crowding in the theatre in terms of Rule XVIII.c) Any of other rules , regulations and conditions are contravened.

  • Besides the forfeiture of the caution deposit, the organizer, individual or occasion along with the office bears will be black listed for any contravention of the above and the theatre will not be allotted to that rules individual or association in future severally or collectively.

  • The Organization should pay rental charges of Rs. 5000 /- for organizing Lunch or Dinner in front of the Ravindra Bharati Canteen, as shown and permitted by the Management.

Permissions Needed

  • Necessary permissions from the fire services, Police and other concerned authorities shall be obtained before the date of the performance weather admission is by tickets/donations or by invitations. The shall be shown to the Administrative Officer of the theatre before the theatre is handed over failing which the theatre will not be handed over to the allottee.

  • Failure to produce these permissions would entail cancellation of the allotment before the commencement of the program.

Booking and Advertisement


  • The organisers are permitted to sell tickets in advance at the booking counter room subject to the condition that the counter is vacant.

  • Advertisement in the premises of the theatre will be permitted at such places and points as approved by the management and only SEVEN DAYS in advance of any particular Performance.