The injunction issued by the Colombo District Court is valid for 14 days.
The distribution of local films, which was handled by four private companies, recently came under the purview of the National Film Corporation.
However film distributors opposed the decision. The distribution of movies was earlier handled by the National Film Corporation, and EAP Films and Theaters [Pvt] Limited [EAP], Movie Producers and Importers [Pvt] Limited. (MPI), Cinema Entertainment [Pvt] Limited. (CEL) and Rithma Circuit (NFC). (Colombo Gazette)