Gadwal: A ruckus ensued at a theatre in Jogulamba Gadwal as the audience vandalised infrastructure after the screening of Vakeel Saab of actor and Jan Sena chief Pawan Kalyan was stopped due to a technical glitch.
Hundreds of fans were seen without masks and social distancing norms were seen being flouted. Video of the ruckus has ben surfacing online.
Activists said that the stars can release their movies on OTT platforms during these critical times of COVID-19. But they wanted to release in theatres.
According to activists, Big stars have a huge following in societies and they will not follow guidelines while watching the movies, gather in huge numbers to purchase tickets, fans will shout while watching the movies, throw pieces of paper everywhere.
Telangana reported 2,055 fresh infections pushing the tally to 3.18 lakh, while the toll rose to 1,741 with seven more fatalities.
More about Vakeel Saab
Powerstar Pawan Kalyan made a comeback in films after hiatus of three years with Vakeel Saab which releases today in the theatres. The film, produced by Boney Kapoor, is the Telugu remake of the 2016 Hindi film Pink. Telugu writer-director Sriram Venu of Oh My Friend fame has directed “Vakeel Saab” and dialogues are penned by Trivikram Srinivas.
The first reactions of Vakeel Saab are already out, and it seems fans are super happy to see their superstar back on the big screen. They already declared the film as blockbuster.