Konaseema tension for Upcoming Tollywood Film?

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For the past few days, Amalapuram and surrounding areas that fall under the Konaseema region are seeing tense situations with the row over naming the region after the father of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. A few organizations are not happy with what the government did with the district name.

The issue has raised the political temperature at once and the authorities are worried about how to deal with the situation if the protests won't stop. The Amalapuram situation is also ringing danger bells for a leading producer who is awaiting his film release.


The much-awaited film F3 is all set to hit the theatres on the 27th of this month, which is two days from today. Amid this, the Amalapuram is on fire with the intense protests. Many fear that the tense situations might impact the film and its collections in the region.

Right now, the internet connection was shut down in Amalapuram and all the movie theatres were shut down as a precautionary measure. Though the restrictions were announced for today, they can be extended if the authorities feel the restrictions should be continued.

On the other hand, section 144 is likely to be imposed across the Konaseema region given the tense situation. To see that the tense situations won't spread to other regions, the concerned Collector reportedly took the decision and the curfew will be effective until further notice.

Restrictions in Amalapuram and curfew in Konaseema should be seen as a big blow to F3. The region is of the key areas in terms of collections. As far as the love and affection from people towards the films are concerned, losing such an area might impact F3 collections.

When it comes to love for films, no region can compete with Godavari districts. The place is famous for hard-core fans and movie lovers. The restrictions are in the same region. Looking at the current situation, we cannot expect the restrictions to get lifted soon.

If the same happens, then the F3 collections might get affected. Hype among the family audiences is the Unique Selling Point(USP) of F3. The prevailing tense situations might restrict the audiences to hit the theatres.
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