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Chennai theatre screens Vijay's 'Master' with more than 50 per cent seating capacity, booked for violating COVID-19 norms

08:34 PM Jan 13, 2021 | IANS

Violation of social distancing norms, milk 'abhisekham' (pouring of milk) on their hero's cut out erected outside the theatre, beating of drums and dancing by fans, and a fine on a theatre marked the release of Vijay starrer "Master" on Wednesday.

The city police levied a fine of Rs 5,000 on Kasi theatre here for admitting more than people than 50 per cent of the seating capacity, in violation of the government order.

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The first show in the cinema halls began at 4 a.m. and Vijay's fans had assembled in large numbers to view the movie "first day-first show".

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Many of the movie-goers did not wear masks and social distancing went for a six.

Movie director Lokesh Kanakaraj, actor Malavika Mohanan, music director Anirudh Ravichander and others watched the movie at Rohini theatre.

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