Tamil movie industry adds itself to the growing list of IPL haters
Posted by sriram on April 30, 2008
Not exactly haters but people who either don’t like it or dont want to like it. Looks like the movie industry has no audience for the late evening shows, courtesy IPL. Well, can you blame the audience. You have a team that plays good cricket, you have roped your favorite star (Vijay), you have the most wanted player in the international arena (Dhoni), above all you are playing good cricket and winning the matches. Why would anybody watch a movie when you can stay back and watch live cricket on TV.Both movie and an IPL match take the same time. I would prefer the match for the sheer entertainement value it is providing. Few matches were close so far but I think we are yet to see the best.
This is not a reason to really worry. You just have to time your release around IPL.
It is just not ICC who needs to provide a window for IPL. Movie industry too has to provide a window for IPL.