And now, it seems like the little making up they could have done on Eid will also not happen this year. Also read: The Legend of Maula Jatt, Tich Button: Eid releases halt due to Covid-19The Punjab government has already decided to keep cinemas closed on Eidul Fitr, with the provincial government rejecting the appeal of cinema owners. An official, on the conditions of anonymity said, “Making arrangements to ensure SOPs are being followed in cinemas won’t be feasible during Eidul Fitr. “We had films that had completed before Covid-19 took over, but the producers wanted to wait until Eid to release those films. Since cinemas will not be re-opening – and they shouldn’t until arrangements are made for people’s safety – we will work on a strategy to streamline their halted release.
Source: The Express Tribune May 21, 2020 12:11 UTC