Bollywood Omicron Impact: COVID-19 cases are spiking up again many regions of India. States are imposing restrictions on public gatherings. Among the many civil restrictions, in some regions cinema halls and theatres are closing yet again to control the spread of the variant. Hence, films makers are deciding to postpone their films until these restrictions get removed.
In the wake of the increasing cases of COVID-19, Delhi has already closed its cinema halls and theatres. Other regions are also witnessing an upsurge in numbers and may soon restrict the number of people in public places. This may result in the loss of audience for movies that are releasing soon. The makers of these movies have shifted their release date in the hope they can get more audience when restriction reduce. Here is the list of the films postponed due to Omicron.
Films Postponed Due To Omicron
The much awaited movie starring Jr. NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn is yet again postponed. The makers have indefinitely shifted the release of the movie. The movie was set to release on January 7, 2022. However, seeing the increase in the Covid cases in India, the makers announced the delay on the official social media handle of film. The high budget movie will face huge loss due to the decreased audience and hence, the decision of delay.
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The Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur starrer Jersey will not be releasing on December 31, 2021. The makers have released a statement that said that the movie is postponed in the view of the health and safety of the audience. The new release date of the movie is not yet decided.
Although the movie will release digitally, however the trailer launch was supposed to be held in Alibaug. But the makers have decided to find an alternate way to release it in the view of increasing cases in India. Several AD’s of the movie were tested positive that halted the promotional campaigns of the cast including Sidhhanth Chaturvedi, Deepika Padukone and Ananya Pandey.
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