Nag Ashwin Suggests Selling Alcohol In Theatres Like Other Countries To Curb Losses, Twitterati Reacts
Nag Ashwin (Photo Credits: Twitter)

The COVID-19 lockdown has got everyone switch their ways of viewing content. The filmmakers are opting for digital platforms to release their films directly and probably will be the new norm from now on. The theatres have been closed for a long time due to lockdown and the alternate solution seems feasible to many. However, theatre owners are displeased with the decision and condition, due to the loss they are facing. Amid this, South director Nag Ashwin suggests selling alcohol in the theatres to cope up with this loss. Prabhas' Next with Mahanati Director Nag Ashwin to Go On Floors in October, Film Will Release in April 2022.

The Mahanati director wrote on Twitter, "Once In a talk with suresh babu garu and rana, it came up what if theaters get license to serve beer/breezer/wine, like in other countries..could it increase footfalls...could it save the theater business (which does need saving)...wat do you think? Good idea, bad idea?." Arvind Swamy To Play Antagonist In Prabhas' Next With Nag Ashwin?.

Nag Ashwin's Tweet: 

Nag Ashwin Tweet (Photo Credits: Twitter)

On this Twitterati was quick to tell him whether it was indeed a good idea or a bad idea! They commented saying that this would disrupt the family time at the theatres. Some also pointed out the already exorbitant rates of food items at the multiplex which need to be toned down. Here are some of the tweets.

How Much Will It Cost

Youth Effect

Won't Be Family-Pro


Will Ruin Movie-Watching Experience

On the other hand, the decision of shops selling alcohol to be re-opened turned out to be messy. Many celebs slammed the same, looking at the indiscipline that was showcased by the buyers, who ditched social distancing for the same. Do you agree with Nag Ashwin's suggestion?