Actress Manju Warrier took to social media on Friday to announce her decision to pull out her latest film Chathur Mukham from theatres, in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala. In her statement, she promised to bring the film back into theatres when it is safer.
“We are temporarily withdrawing our film Chathur Mukham from movie theatres considering the current situation all around and everyone’s health,” she said.
Directed by Ranjeet Kamala Sankar and Salil V, the film also features Sunny Wayne, Alencier, Shyamaprasad among others. The ‘techno horror’ film released in theatres on April 8.
With the second wave of COVID-19 raging across the country, fresh restrictions have been put in place in Kerala. According to the new norms, cinema halls should shut down at 7pm every day.
Sports movie Kho Kho, starring Rajisha Vijayan, was also withdrawn from theatres due to the COVID-19 situation.