Be it the mango people or your favourite superstars, everyone is dealing with the problem equally. Everything from photoshoots to film shoots have been postponed indefinitely. Not just that, several film releases like Sooryavanshi, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and more have pushed their release dates too. As the coronavirus scare engulfs the entire nation, we list down 5 ways in which the virus is affecting showbiz.
1 MOVIE RELEASES POSTPONED
With the deadly virus fast turning into a potential threat for one and all, movie releases have been postponed. Several places decided to shut down cinema halls because of the fear of the virus spreading. Because of the theatres being shut, it directly affected the box-office collections of the films that had already released, like Baaghi 3 and Angrezi Medium, taking note of which several makers pushed their film. From Sooryavanshi to Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, these film releases have been delayed indefinitely.
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