Tamil Nadu state government on Monday issuing orders permitting 100 per cent occupancy in cinema theatres turned a hurricane across the country while various organisation already raised serious objections against government’s decision.
While the state government stated that the decision was taken as the number of Covid-19 infections is coming down, prominent actors including Vijay and Silambarasan backed the move welcoming controversy.
Meanwhile, theatre owners associations in Andhra Pradesh were reportedly contemplating on making a representation to seek an increase in seating capacity in AP as well.
The producers of Telugu states urged the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to grant 100 per cent occupancy permission during the crucial Sankranthi season which is proved to be the gold box of collections.
Trusted sources have it that the state government is ready to grant all necessary permissions for extra shows and hike in ticket price during holiday season.