Hyderabad: South megastar Chiranjeevi’s next Acharya has joined the line of films that have been postponed owing to the rise in coronavirus cases across the country, the producers announced on Saturday.
Directed by Koratala Siva, the Telugu action drama was slated to have a theatrical release nationwide on February 4.
Acharya is produced by Chiranjeevi’s actor-son Ram Charan and Niranjan Reddy under their banner Konidela Production Company and Matinee Entertainment. Taking to Twitter, Konidela Pro Company shared the news regarding the rescheduling of Acharya.
“The release of #Acharya stands postponed due to the pandemic. The new release date would be announced soon,” the tweet read.
Extending wishes on the occasion of Sankranthi, the makers further urged everyone to follow COVID-19 protocols and stay safe. The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Sonu Sood, besides Charan who will be seen in a supporting role.
Acharya is presented by Surekha Konidela.
Recently, Dulquer Salmaan’s highly awaited upcoming film Salute was also postponed date due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the country. This news was shared by the makers of the film on social media platforms. The new release date is yet to be announced. The film was earlier scheduled to arrive in theatres on January 14, 2022.
Other movies from South India cinema industry too were announced to have been postponed. SS Rajamouli’s RRR, Prabhas’s Radhe Shyam and Ajith Kumar’s Valimai were the highly-anticipated movies eyeing for a theatrical release to have been postponed.
With PTI Inputs.