The release of Love Story, the highly anticipated Naga Chaitanya-Sai Pallavi project, has been postponed. As per the latest reports, the release of Love Story got postponed due to the second wave of novel coronavirus pandemic in the country. The Naga Chaitanya-Sai Pallavi starrer was originally supposed to release on April 16, 2021.
Sri Venkateswara Cinemas LLP, the production banner that bankrolls the Sekhar Kammula directorial confirmed the news with a Twitter post recently. "Safety first! Keeping the increase of COVID cases in mind we at @SVCLLP would like to give an official announcement of postponing the release of #LoveStory New release date to be announced soon," the banner tweeted.
Clicks from the Press Meet About the Postponement of #LoveStory@chay_akkineni @sai_pallavi92 @sekharkammula @pawanch19 #AmigosCreations @adityamusic @AsianSuniel @gskmedia_pr pic.twitter.com/hKLumKWPKN— Sree Venkateswara Cinemas LLP (@SVCLLP) April 8, 2021
The Love Story team also held a press meet recently to officially announce the decision to postpone the release of the movie. As per the reports, the makers are yet to finalise the new release date of the Sekhar Kammula directorial. However, the sources suggest that the Naga Chaitanya directorial will hit the theatres only after the pandemic wave settles down.
Love Story, which marks the first onscreen collaboration of Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi, is said to be a unique love story that is narrated in the backdrop of the Telangana region. Naga Chaitanya plays the role of Revanth in the movie, which features Sai Pallavi as his love interest Mounica.
The movie features Rao Ramesh, Posani Krishna Murali, Rajeev Kanakala, Devayani, Eeswari Rao, Satyam Rajesh, Thagubothu Ramesh, and so in the supporting roles. Vijay C Kumar handles the cinematography. Pawan Ch has composed the songs and original score for Love Story.