The pan-India theatrical market is slowly shutting down. Not so long ago, the Maharashtra government imposed 50% seating occupancy at cinema halls. Today, the Delhi government ordered cinema halls to seize operations. This comes as a big blow to the forthcoming pan-India biggie, RRR.
Now, there are rumors that RRR might even get postponed as the conditions are not favorable in major circuits like Mumbai and Delhi. If RRR really gets postponed, the chances are high that Bheemla Nayak will reclaim the January 12th slot.
The makers of Bheemla Nayak are apparently keeping a close eye on the developments pertaining to RRR’s release. If the Rajamouli directorial does get postponed, Bheemla Nayak might lock 12th January as its release date again.
The situation is relatively under control in the twin Telugu states as cinema halls are permitted to operate with 100% seating capacity. So, there shouldn’t be too many complications if Bheemla Nayak does arrive this Sankranthi.
But the makers of RRR haven’t spoken about the postponement so it wouldn’t be right to draw conclusions just yet.