Kangana Ranaut requests theatres to screen Thalaivii says not to bully eachother
Actress Kangana Ranaut approached multiplex networks on Friday for permission to air her upcoming film Thalaivii on September 10. In an Instagram post, the Bollywood star revealed that cinemas are “picking up the power” of his film Thalaivii, a biopic based on the life of a human actor and politician Jayalalithaa.
Kangana used her Instagram story to share a screenshot of a newsletter that said that Thalaivii had not been able to find a buyer on the multiplex networks Thalaivii producers and national multiplex companies clash over a time gap between in-theater and digital release.
The actor also shared a note which read, “No films are choosing theatres. Very few and very brave like my producers @visfinienduri @shaaileshrsingM1 are compromising on huge profits and letting go of exclusive streaming options only for the love of cinema… in these times we must support each other and not bully or arm-twist, it’s our fundamental right to recover the cost of our film which we did, we may have two weeks window for Hindi version but for the south, we have four weeks window yet multiplexes ganging up on us and stopping our release there as well —This is unfair and cruel in these testing times when major territories like Maharashtra are also shut —Please help each other in order to save theatres. (sic).”
Earlier this week, the CBFC gave a ‘U’ certificate to Thalaivii. The AL Vijay directorial also features Arvind Swamy as MGR.