Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is worried that surging Covid-19 cases might be a dampener for showbiz again.
His film India Lockdown was set to release in March or April this year, but rising cases of Covid-19 have played spoilsport for Madhur Bhandarkar. The National Award-winning filmmaker says he has been contemplating about the film’s release for two weeks now.
“Suddenly, the theatres shut down in Delhi. Jersey and more were postponed. It is definitely a big setback, and we have been thinking what shall we do- release in theatres or OTT. This has jeopardised the spirit of the film industry. We were just about to take off, and ha got a good opening with Sooryavanshi and Pushpa, people were back in theatres,” rues the 53-year-old, who has helmed films such as Fashion (2008) and Chandni Bar (2001).
He is currently battling Covid, and informs us, “I am feeling much better now and…