Hyderabad: Venkatesh Daggubati’s much-anticipated film this summer ,’Narappa’ has been postponed indefinitely due to the surge in Covid-19 cases during the second wave of the pandemic.
In lieu of the pandemic, #Narappa will not be releasing on May 14th . A new theatrical date will be announced once we overcome this unprecedented crisis.
Stay safe 🙏! #NarappaPostponed#Priyamani @KarthikRathnam3 #SrikanthAddala #ManiSharma @SureshProdns @theVcreations pic.twitter.com/7QWIL8lOG6
— Venkatesh Daggubati (@VenkyMama) April 29, 2021
The Telugu remake of the Tamil original ‘Asuran’, Narappa is being directed by ‘Kotha Bangaru Lokam’ fame Srikanth Addala.
Narappa is one of the much-awaited films in the list for filmgoers and the makers have been announcing updates and first look posters ever since the film was launched. The movie was scheduled to release on May 14, however, due to the rising cases, the makers have decided to push the date further. A new theatrical release date will be announced once things get back to normal.
In a statement on Thursday morning, actor Venkatesh wrote on his Twitter handle, “Narappa is a film that we have made with a lot of dedication and hard work and your love towards the film has been overwhelming. However, we are all going through a turbulent time during this unprecedented global pandemic and hence, keeping in mind the health and safety of our beloved audience, the theatrical release of the film has been postponed.”