Acharya, one of the most anticipated films, marks the first screen appearance of father-son duo Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan, which have been postponed due to the increase in Kovid-19 cases. The film also stars Kajal Agarwal and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles.
The film, which was slated to hit the big screens on February 4, has changed its release date after the Andhra Pradesh government introduced a 50% Occupancy Act in theaters.
According to trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan Acharya, the move was postponed. News producers have not yet officially confirmed.
Commenting on his first reunion with his father Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan said, “It is a great honor for me to be able to share the same frame as my father. Also, this is not a guest role for me, but a full-length role for me.
The Tamil film is the latest release to be postponed after SS Rajamouli’s RRR and Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam.
South Indian superstar Surya’s upcoming film Ethirukku Thunindavan will be released on February 4, and there is no confirmation yet about the postponement of the film. This time, the actress will be seen in a different guise, fighting for the safety of women in the film. The team has recently completed the shooting of the film which was shot in Karaikudi, Madurai, Coimbatore and Chennai.
Actor Dulquer Salman has postponed the release of his upcoming Malayalam crime thriller Salute on January 14 due to the rising number of corona virus cases in the country.
Salman posted a note on Instagram saying that the team should take a decision considering the safety of the audience.
The actor supported Salute under the banner of Wafer Films.
“We have an obligation to show social responsibility in the face of our personal preference in waferfire movies. We, like all of you, have been looking forward to our next release with the utmost enthusiasm and anticipation. I apologize, but at such times we must prioritize health and safety, “the statement said.
A few days back, South Indian actor Ajith Kumar’s much-awaited action drama Valimai was postponed from release on January 13 due to the increase in Kovid cases across the country. Producer Bonnie Kapoor, who supported Valimai, made a statement on Twitter that the film was rejected because of its emphasis on audience safety.
Just days before the producers of Radhe Shyam starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde arrive on January 14, the release has been postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the country. The postponement was announced on the film’s official Twitter account. “We’ve been trying our best for the last few days, but given the increasing number of cases of the omiciron variant, it seems like we’ll have to wait for our love effort to reach the big screens.”
Director SS Rajamouli’s much-anticipated period action film Rise Roar Revolt (RRR) has been postponed several times in the past, but the release has been postponed by the makers amid concerns over an increase in corona virus cases in the country and a new omiciron variant. The Telugu language film starring South Indian actors Ram Charan and NT Rama Rao Jr. is all set to hit theaters on January 7. The news of the RRR release delay, produced by DVV Entertainment, is six days before its theatrical release. Before the great campaigns taking place across the country. RRR announced the decision to postpone the release date through the film’s official Twitter account.
“With the best interests of all parties involved in mind, we are compelled to postpone our film. #RRRPPostopened #RRRMovie Our sincere thanks to all the fans and audience for their unconditional love,” he tweeted.
The producers said in a accompanying statement that they are being forced not to release the film as theaters in many states across the country are closed.
“In spite of our tireless efforts, some circumstances are beyond our control. As many Indian states are closing down our theaters, we have no choice but to ask you to retain your enthusiasm. We promise to bring back the glory of Indian cinema. At the right time, we will,” it added. Earlier this week, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) ordered the closure of cinema halls and gyms following the announcement of a yellow alert under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).
Bhimla Nayak’s upcoming movie Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati is all set to release on February 25, 2022. Directed by Sagar Chandra, Bhimla stars Nitya Menon and Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead roles. No release date yet.
Kicha Sudeep’s much awaited movie Vikrant Rona will also be released on February 24, 2022 on the big screen. Vikrant Rona will be Sudeep’s first release in 2022. The film, which was released in Hyderabad in March last year, was earlier titled. Phantom, later changed its name to Vikrant Rona. Directed by Anup Bhandari, the fantasy thriller stars Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez Gadang as Rakamma.