Kannada film star Puneeth Rajkumar’s newest movie Yuvarathnaa will likely be made obtainable on Amazon Prime Video from April 9, the producers introduced on Thursday. “Given the current pandemic scenario, this choice has been taken retaining in thoughts bigger attain of the great content material to extra audiences, particularly households and aged. The film will proceed to be screened in theatres. We search cooperation from all followers, the movie fraternity and all our well-wishers,” mentioned Hombale Movies in an announcement.
Yuvarathnaa opened in theatres on April 1 to packed homes. The happiness of the filmmakers was short-lived as the federal government started severely contemplating bringing again the 50 per cent cap on occupancy in theatres within the mild of surging instances of the coronavirus in Karnataka. “We launched the movie based mostly on the general public assurance by the Chief Minister that there was no intention to impose the restrictions. Two days in the past, we launched the movie and it’s working in theatres efficiently. Theatres throughout the state have already offered out tickets prematurely. There’s good phrase of mouth on the road. If such a restriction involves impact, it is going to be the demise of a superb Kannada movie. We might have postponed the discharge if we had recognized earlier,” argued Puneeth whereas speaking to the media final week.
Prime stars of the Kannada movie business, together with Sudeep, expressed solidarity with the producers of Yuvarathnaa. “Goin bk to 50% theatrical occupancy is unquestionably a shocker to a movie tats jus launched. Respecting the govts choice too is our obligation, retaining in thoughts its for a cause. I wsh group #Yuvaratna the most effective of power to over come this case and are available out victorious (sic),” wrote Sudeep on his Twitter web page.
The opposite members of the movie fraternity additionally rallied behind the makers of Yuvarathnaa, constructing stress on the federal government. A delegation comprising Puneeth, director Santosh Ananddram, producer Vijay Kiragandur of Hombale Movies, and DR Jairaj, chairman, Karnataka Movie Chamber of Commerce, met Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and requested him to defer the restrictions by just a few days so the essential first-week assortment gained’t be affected. Following which, the Yediyurappa authorities handed an order saying the 50 per cent cap on occupancy will come into impact from April 7, giving much-needed reduction to the filmmakers.
Written and directed by Santosh Ananddram, the movie talks about the necessity to revive government-aided schools, in defending the suitable to training of kids from underprivileged backgrounds. Moreover Puneeth, the movie additionally stars Sayyeshaa, Sonu Gowda, Dhananjay and Prakash Raj.