Though cinemas in Tamil Nadu were opened earlier this month, the cinemas here have been remaining closed for more than eight months.
“All these years, I had made it a habit to call up fellow artists and offer them ‘Vishu kaineettam’.
For Tamilians and Malayalis across the globe, April 14 marks the first day of the traditional year, according to their sidereal calendars.
The sparkle surrounding Vishu festivities has always presented a cracking season to Malayalam cinema.
The nationwide COVID-19 lockdown was imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi form March 25 for 21 days as a precautionary measure against the spread of the virus.
Tovino Thomas-starrer Kilometres and Kilometres was the first Malayalam movie to be rescheduled. The film’s release date initially was March 13, but this has now been postponed.