Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, India has temporarily banned the entry of citizens from a total of 30 countries, including EU member states.
It was also postponed to the International Indian Film Festival Academy Awards (IIFA), one of the biggest Bollywood film festivals in India every year.
Similarly, the Indian Premier League (IPL) in India was also postponed and now the IPL will be held in mid-April.
And now India temporarily delays the shooting of dramas and films, including closing cinema halls, shopping malls, museums and historical leisure venues across the country.
The IIFA Film Awards ceremony has also been postponed - File Photo: Facebook / Twitter
According to India Today, the state shutters after Karnataka occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Delhi have also issued directions to temporarily close the cinema halls, shopping malls, and other entertainment venues.
The report said that there are about 150 cinema halls in the capital, New Delhi, which were closed immediately and it is estimated that these cinema halls will cost Rs 10 lakh daily.
Like New Delhi, the shooting of dramas and films was stopped in the states of Kerala and Karnataka as well as temporarily closing other entertainment venues, including cinema halls and shopping malls.
Cinema halls and shopping malls have also been closed in the most affected Indian cities so far from the capital of Maharashtra state and Coronavirus after cinemas and shopping malls were closed in other states and cities.
The report said that cinema halls, shopping malls, and entertainment venues will be closed across India till March 31, while the shooting of the plays and films will be stopped during the same period and the plays and films which are undergoing shooting will continue. Three have been instructed to close it.