Rapidly spreading dreadful, Coronavirus had left many industries affected; one of them is the entertainment business. As per recent reports James Bond film No Time To Die has been pushed to November from March 6, due to the outbreak of this virus, resulting into shutting down of cinemas in certain countries. While there were speculations of Bollywood movie makers too considering this move in order to curtail losses at the box office, one of the leading news portals has given out in depth deets about the same.
As per reports in India Today, though they were rumours of Angrezi Mediul starring Irrfan Khan to be pushed ahead, due to spread of coronavirus, the makers have confirmed of the movie releasing as per the scheduled date. With this most anticipated movie of Irrfan will release on March 13, 2020. However, release of this month is very much on track, filming of few upcoming movies have either been postponed or the locations are changed. In the list of postponed project is Karan Johar’s Takht. Announced to be going on floors in March in Jaipur and Jaisalmer, has been put on a backburner.
Whereas talking about makers altering the shoot locations are Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj and Kartik Aaryan’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. With YRF shifting its shooting location of Prithivraj from Jaipur to Mumbai, team of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which was supposed to shoot in Mandawa, Rajasthan will now be shooting in Lucknow.
I am so excited and honoured to announce the lead cast of #TAKHT@RanveerOfficial #KareenaKapoorKhan @aliaa08 @vickykaushal09 @psbhumi #JanhviKapoor @AnilKapoor #HirooYashJohar @apoorvamehta18@sumit_roy_ @hussainhaidry pic.twitter.com/ifgb8RC7uV— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 9, 2018
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh taking to his Twitter account had mentioned about cinemas in Italy to be shut due to this virus. He also added of China’s name to the list. ALSO READ: Coronavirus Impact On Bollywood: After James Bond Film No Time To Die's Postponement, Are Sooryavanshi, Coolie No 1 And 83 Contemplating The Same?- EXCLUSIVE
His tweet read, “Well, cinemas are closing down, at least in Italy. Add China to this of course. Aur bhi countries mein bahut uthal-puthal ho rahi hai. As for here, you might have some postponements in the offing.” ALSO READ: Takht: Budget Of Karan Johar’s Multi-Starrer Breaks Brahmastra Record; KJo To Shell Rs 250 Cr For His Big Film?
Owner of one of the famous cinemas in Mumbai, Gaiety-Galaxy Manoj Desai said, “I am releasing Baaghi 3 in both Gaiety and Galaxy. I pray that everything goes well. Mumbai may toh abhi tak coronavirus nahin aata hai.” ALSO READ: Takht: Karan Johar Questioned On Islamophobia; Filmmaker States 'This Isn’t A Story That I Wrote, History Wrote'
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