After Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi, Kangana Ranaut’s Thalaivi postponed amid COVID-19 spike

MUMBAI: The makers of actor Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming biopic ‘Thalaivi’ on Friday (April 9) introduced they’ve deferred the discharge of the movie because of the surge in coronavirus circumstances throughout India.

The multilingual biographical movie relies on the lifetime of J Jayalalithaa, the late actress-turned politician who served six occasions because the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The movie was scheduled to launch in theatres on April 23, 2021.

In an announcement posted on Twitter, manufacturing home Zee Studios stated the workforce has determined to push the discharge as folks’s security is their precedence. “Since the film has been made in multiple languages, we would like to release it in all languages on the same day. But with an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases, subsequent precautions and lockdowns, even though our film is ready for release on 23rd April, we want to extend all the support towards the government rules and regulations and have decided to postpone release of ‘Thalaivi,'” the assertion learn.

Jayalalithaa biopic

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‘Thalaivi’ is directed by AL Vijay and written by KV Vijayendra Prasad. Apart from Kangana Ranaut, it additionally stars Arvind Swami, Madhoo, Prakash Raj, Jisshu Sengupta, Bhagyashree in key roles. The movie has been concurrently shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages.

Earlier this week, the makers of Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Sooryavanshi’ additionally introduced that the cop-drama has been pushed and won’t be launched on April 30 because of the surge in COVID-19 circumstances.

India registered a document single-day spike of 1,31,968 new COVID-19 circumstances on Friday (April 9), pushing its an infection tally to 1,30,60,542, whereas the dying toll elevated to 1,67,642 with 780 extra fatalities in a day. 

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