The show premiered in the morning at various theaters in Chennai. In some theaters only 50% of the seats were occupied and a social space was observed, but in most theaters the crowd of fans could be seen roaring.
Although the theaters are open, the government has only allowed 50% of the seats. in this situation Chennai Police registered a case against 10 theaters in various parts of the state, including Jafferkhanpet, Ayanavaram and Coimbatore, under Articles 188 of the Indian Penal Code (disobeying orders issued by an official) and Article 269 ( neglect in the spread of a fatal disease). Some theaters have also been fined 5,000 rupees.
A senior police official said: “We have written to theater owners asking them to only fill 50 percent of the seats in theaters and follow all crown rules.
Under the leadership of the municipal police commissioner Mahesh Kumar Agarwal, the deputy commissioners carried out a surprise raid on the theaters. Cases have been registered against theaters where the rules were not followed. This is how he said.