South actor Adivi Sesh’s multilingual feature ‘Major’, based on the life of 2008 Mumbai terror attack martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, has been postponed from its scheduled February release due to the rising cases of COVID-19.
The Sashi Kiran-helmed action drama was gearing to open theatrically on February 11. The film traces the journey of Major Unnikrishnan, who selflessly fought to save the lives of people during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
“Release of #MajorTheFilm stands postponed owing to the pandemic. The new release date would be announced at the earliest possible time,” the makers posted on the official Twitter account of the film.
The note further read that the makers decided to defer the release as there are “restrictions in various parts of the country”, according to a PTI report from Mumbai.
Backed by South Indian superstar Mahesh Babu, ‘Major’ has been delayed a number of times owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
The film also stars Sobhita Dhulipala, Saiee Manjrekar, Prakash Raj, Revathi and Murli Sharma in pivotal roles.
The film is produced by Sony Pictures Films India in association with Babu’s GMB Entertainment and A+S Movies.
According to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday, India logged 3,06,064 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,95,43,328, while the active cases climbed to 22,49,335, the highest in 241 days.
Barun Sobti wraps ‘Asur 2’: Actor Barun Sobti on Monday said he has finished filming season two of his crime thriller series ‘Asur’.
‘Asur 2’stars Sobti, Arshad Warsi, Amey Wagh and Riddhi Dogra reprising their roles from the 2020 Voot Select series.
The‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon’ star took to Instagram and posted a picture from the show’s set.
“There have been a lot of milestones. This was exactly the one that I desired #Asur2,” the 37-year-old wrote.
‘Asur 2’ is directed by Oni Sen. The first season of the show chronicled the story of a serial killer on the loose in the backdrop of myths and religion.
The show marked the digital debut of Warsi, who featured as a forensic expert.