Official Clarification On Theatre Strike! Cinema News
It was previously reported that the South India Film Chamber of Commerce will be conducting a strike against digital service providers for the unreasonably high charges. Actor and producer Vishal, who is the president of Nadigar Sangam and Producers' Council had extended their support and promised to withhold the movie releases from March 1.
The recent update is that the South India Film Chamber of Commerce has issued an official press note pertaining that the strike will take place per schedule. "The Joint Action Committee of the Southern Indian Film Industry and Digital Service Providers have met on 16-02-2017 at 11.00 a.m. in the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, Chennai to sort out the various issues pertaining to the Film Industry."
"It was decided to meet again on 23-02-2018 (Friday) to arrive at a Final Conclusion. There is no change in the decision of stopping of Screening of the films in all Theatres of South India from 1st March 2018 and stands as it is, until further notice"