Cinema reopening: Filmmakers urge TN CM to reconsider `only vaccinated people' order

With many films gearing up for release during Sankranti, this new rule might affect the filmmakers and the owners of the theatres.

By Bhavana Sharma  Published on  25 Nov 2021 4:10 AM GMT
Cinema reopening: Filmmakers urge TN CM to reconsider `only vaccinated people order

Ahead of Simbu's `Maanaadu' release, the Tamil Nadu government has implemented new rules for theatres in the state.

The TN government has passed an order permitting only vaccinated people in theatres and other public places.

This has become a major worry for cinemagoers and owners since the government recently allowed 100% occupancy in theatres.

Producers are worried that the new rule might affect their business and collections. Maanaadu makers, who actually wanted to release the film during Diwali, had postponed it. They were waiting for the cinemas to reopen with 100 percent capacity so that they can release the movie.

'Maanaadu' producer Suresh Kamatchi has requested Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin to reconsider the new rule. Suresh Kamatchi explained the disadvantages of the new rule, and how it might affect business. So, he requested the Chief Minister to revoke the rule.

The government is yet to respond to this request. With many films gearing up for release during Sankranti, this new rule might affect the filmmakers and the owners of the theatres. This can trigger fear among the public as many have people have not been vaccinated yet.

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