The Covid-19 scare is back once again, and this time it’s here with a deadly version called Omicron. Well, the pandemic has not only managed to ruin lives, but big businesses as well. One of the industries that has been affected the most by Covid is the Bollywood industry. Considering the onset of a new pandemic wave, many filmmakers are now thinking twice about the release date of their film. Latest reports now say that the makers of Jersey starring Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur have now decided to hold off its release.
Read on to know all the details about the postponement of the film.
The film starring Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur was all set to release this Friday (December 31). However, just now a statement has been issued on behalf of Team Jersey. The statement read, “In view of the prevailing circumstances and the new COVID guidelines, we have decided to postpone the theatrical release of our film Jersey. We have received immense love from all of you so far and would like to thank you all for everything. Till then you all stay safe and healthy, and wish you all a very Happy New Year!! Team Jersey. ,
The new release date of Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey will be announced by the makers later.
Apart from Jersey, there were reports yesterday that the makers of the film RRR were also considering postponing the release of their Magnus opus. However, DVV Danayya later rubbished these reports regarding the makers of the film and revealed that Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt The starrer will release on January 7 as per the schedule.
Meanwhile, it was recently announced that the Delhi government has ordered the closure of all cinema halls, theaters and multiplexes to contain the rapidly rising COVID-19 cases. Not only this, keeping in view the increase in the Omron case, the Maharashtra government is also currently running cinema halls and theaters with only 50 per cent occupancy.
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