‘We Are Tired’ Doctor’s Open Letter After TN Govt Permits 100% Occupancy In Movie Halls

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Recently, in what can be called a major boost for the Tamil film industry, the Tamil Nadu government allowed a 100% occupancy of cinema halls. In a directive issued on Monday, the Tamil Nadu government scrapped the earlier 50% occupancy permit and increased it to a solid 100%, reports The Indian Express.

This comes after actor Thalapathy Vijay requested the Chief Minister to allow full occupancy of cinema halls, just before his movie ‘Master’ is about to release.

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After this incident, a doctor named Aravinth Srinivas took to Facebook to write an open letter to the Tamil Nadu government, Thalapathy Vijay, and actor Silambarasan, whose film ‘Eeswaran’ is also set to make a release.

The doctor went on to express how thousands of medics like him are tired of trying to control the damage that the pandemic has caused. He called the 100% occupancy permit a “suicide attempt” and a “homicide” which might benefit a few but would cause trouble to several others.

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Read the full letter here:

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Other people online also have been questioning and condemning the step taken by the Tamil Nadu government. Many said that they are prioritising the box-office over public health.

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