The Covid-19 cases are spiking across the country and also in Hyderabad. Hence, there are widespread rumours about shutting down the cinema halls in the sate. Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav cleared the air by announcing that the movie theatres will run as per the present pandemic protocols.
Elaborating on the issue, the Minister explained that several technicians, workers of class 4 and 24 crafts lost their livelihood during the pandemic. Furthermore, he stated that lakhs of people who depended on the cine field are affected even after the government’s support.
‘The Telugu film industry has already suffered huge losses due to the lockdown. So, we don’t want to push them into hardships further. Keeping the issues of the industry and its people in mind, the government decided against shutting down the theatres. Hence, don’t believe any rumours.’ clarified Talasani.