Actor Rana Daggubati's upcoming action spectacle “Haathi Mere Saathi” has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the makers announced on Monday.
Directed by Prabhu Solomon, the movie was scheduled to have a nationwide release on April 2 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
In a statement released by the producers, Eros International, the makers said the decision was taken in the interest and well being of everyone involved.
“In light of recent developments of COVID19 Coronavirus, our recent announcement regarding the scheduled release of 'Haathi Mere Saathi', 'Aranya' (Telugu title) and 'Kaadan' (Tamil title) stands changed.” Eros said in a statement.
The outbreak has led to the shut down of theatre, malls, schools and gyms in Kerala, Delhi, parts of Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand and Haryana.
On Saturday, actor Shahid Kapoor announced that the team of his upcoming film “Jersey” has decided to suspend the shoot of the film to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Yash Raj Films also delayed the release of Dibakar Banerjee-directed “Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar”.