Roohi: Film exhibitors and theatre owners praise makers of Rajkummar Rao’s and Janhvi Kapoor’s film for releasing it in cinemas


Rajkummar Rao’s, Janhvi Kapoor’s and Varun Sharma’s horror-comedy Roohi is all set to hit theatres on March 11. The film’s trailer will release tomorrow. It is the first big-budget project to hit the silver screens after the COVID-19 lockdown. The teaser was unveiled today. Now, the exhibitors and film distributors have appreciated the filmmakers for taking the plunge and releasing the film in theatres.

Mr. Alok Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, Inox leisure LTD, said. “The Indian movie goers are extremely passionate about enjoying brand new and high quality content on the giant screen, which has been the norm since decades. We are glad that Jio Studios and Maddock Films are reinstating this belief, which augurs well for the entire film ecosystem in our country.”

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Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures, said, “We appreciate Jio Studios and Maddock Films who reposed their faith in the Big Screen and waited patiently to release their much awaited entertainment extravaganza like Roohi at the cinemas.  We expect the movie to draw all segments of audiences to the theatres due to its strong content and popular genre.”

Mr Devang Sampat,CEO, Cinepolis said, “The wait is over! We welcome audiences back to the magic of the silver screens with an entertainment extravaganza like Roohi. We greatly appreciate Jio Studios and Maddock Films who have continued to invest faith in the big screen experience & release their much awaited film in cinemas.”

Mr PV Sunil, MD, Carnival Cinemas said, “It is an exciting time as theaters have been allowed 100% occupancy after nearly a year. A film like Roohi comes as a huge encouragement not only for exhibitors but also for cine-goers who were waiting to rekindle their romance with the silver screen and watch a 'paisa vasool' entertainer. We are happy with the positive move of Jio Studios and Maddock Films of bringing their fabulous film to the big screen."

Roohi is directed by Hardik Mehta and produced by Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba. The film is presented by Jio Studios and Maddock Films.

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