The second wave of coronavirus brought a long pause for the film shoots and the theatrical run of the films. The shoots are canceled and the theatres are shut since the mid of April. With the cases coming down, the film industry is slowly getting back to work. The shoots of several films featuring young actors resume recently and those that will feature stars will start from July. There are debates going on about the theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The permissions for the screening of films will be given in July with 50 percent occupancy.
If the night curfews are lifted, several producers are in plans to release their films from the last week of July. Venkatesh's Naarappa will be the first film to release post-pandemic. The post-production work of the film is currently in the final stages and the work will be completed in a week announced the makers. Venkatesh recently gave his nod for the release and an official release date will be announced soon. As per the update, Naarappa is expected to release in the first week of August. Naga Chaitanya also completed the shoot of Love Story and the copy is ready for release. The makers are considering August 13th release for the movie. Sekhar Kammula is the director. Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya are the first actors to take a risk and release their films after the second wave of coronavirus.