South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce has reiterated that there is no change in the proposed strike of South Film Industry against the digital service providers for the exorbitant charges.
"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", read an official statement from the representatives of South Film Industry.
However, a few producers have already announced that their films will release as soon as the strike gets over. Producers are confident that the issue will be amicably sorted out in the next meet which is scheduled to happen on February 23.