Valimai first look postponed due to covid second wave

Ajith’s Valimai producer Boney Kapoor issued a press statement on April 23 stating that the Valimai first-look poster launch has been postponed. He cited the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic as the reason behind the delay.

“We had announced that we would be releasing the first look of our film Valimai on May 1, 2021, to coincide with Shri Ajith Kumar’s 50th birthday. At the time of making the announcement, none of us had even anticipated that the 2nd wave of Coronavirus would spread across India like a tsunami. At this moment, lakhs of Indian are affected by the financial hardship and emotional trauma due to the loss of family members and friends. At this critical juncture, Zee Studios & Bayview Projects along with the Artists’ and Technicians of our film Valimai have decided to postpone the first look release of our film to a later date. Let us all join hands and pray for everyone’s well-being and safety (sic),” he said in a statement.

Directed by H Vinoth the movie was announced in 2018.

Valimai marks the second collaboration of Ajith, Boney Kapoor and H Vinoth after Nerkonda Paarvai.