G.O 35 which forced the theatre owners to slash down the ticket prices turned controversial with numerous theatres shutting down the shows unable to bear the incurred losses. While the whole industry biggies and film community when lose condemning the government’s move, CM Jagan maintained stoic silence as Perni Nani, the minister for cinematography defended in all media meets.
However, the YRSCP party supremo on Saturday broke his silence over the ongoing issue. He said that the decision was made to benefit the poor and make entertainment affordable for them. “Is it a crime to make entertainment affordable for a common man?” he asked. Amidst the reports that the talks between the government and the distributors & theatre owners turned successful, Jagan’s statement came like thunder to the community.