With the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, many filmmakers chose to release the movies on the OTT platforms as theatres remained shut. Perfectionist Aamir Khan who is back in town, during an event, raised his concern over movies opting to go for streaming platforms, hoping things improve in the future. Some time back amidst pandemic, when the theatres in town were allowed to function, he was amongst the first few actors who visited the theatres. Back then he had urged people to watch movies in theatres, claiming it to be safe.
During the event he said, “Some films are releasing on OTT platforms, and as a film person I am very concerned. I hope in near future things will improve.” Urging people to get vaccinated, he mentioned re-opening of theatres is not an easy task. According to him, it can only re-open after the situation gets improved. Affirming that the actor is working on it. “It is not easy to talk about reopening of cinema halls. Theatres can be opened up only when the health situation improves, and we control the Covid-19 situation as a society, we are all trying and working on it,” added the actor.
3 Idiots actor feels as people get vaccinated things will get better, “As more and more people get vaccinated things will get better.”
Though many movies were released on OTT platform due to the COVID-19 to avoid delays, few big ones still sit in cans. Such as Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi and Kabir Khan’s ‘83 are awaiting for theatres to reopen. ALSO READ: Kiran Rao Arrives To Pick Aamir Khan And Son Azad Up At The Airport; Couple Papped In Mumbai For The First Time After Divorce Announcement-WATCH
Aamir Kham starrer Laal Singh Chaddha set to release in December 2020 was pushed ahead with the sudden outbreak of the virus. Now, the makers aim to release the movie in December 2021. ALSO READ: Laal Singh Chaddha: It's A Wrap For Naga Chaitanya; Actor Gets A Grand Farewell As He Celebrates With Aamir Khan And Team-Watch
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