COVID-19: Maharashtra to shut cinema halls
The World Health Organisation has declared Coronavirus as Pandemic. The virus is massively impacting the film industry. While several Hollywood filmmakers have cancelled their shoots and delayed films, Bollywood is also following suit. From...
Now, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray announced the heath scare on Friday. The decision was taken to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak, in which the state has seen over 15 positive cases.
He tweeted: Public swimming pools, gyms, and cinema halls across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad, will remain closed until further notice. Thackeray further declared the coronavirus as an epidemic in five cities -- Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad. This is effective from 12 AM tonight.
Check out his tweet here:
"पुढील आदेशापर्यंत मुंबई, नवी मुंबई, ठाणे, पुणे, पिंपरी चिंचवड आणि नागपूर या शहरांमधील जिम्स, चित्रपटगृहे, नाट्यगृ… https://t.co/IW6YUcGiSW— Office of Uddhav Thackeray (@OfficeofUT) 1584100765000
Yesterday, Filmmaker Rohit Shetty announced that his upcoming film 'Sooryavanshi' is been postponed amid the health scare. Ranveer Singh's '83 trailer launch event too has been called off. Now, that it is announced that the theatres will be shut, the Bollywood films are released will certainly suffer because of the outbreak.