Mumbai: The Film and TV industry in a relief from the lockdown, Chief Ministry Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday implied that the government, in a constrained way, may consider permitting shooting and post generation work, subject to strict adherence to lockdown standards, social distancing and hygiene rules. This will be considered as they were in non-red zones. At the web interaction with the agents of Marathi movies and TV industry, Thackeray inquired them to submit an action plan for continuing shooting and post-production work, which has come to a halt since March 18 in Mumbai, Thane, and Mira Bhayander.
Thackeray’s move is associated with a whiff of new discussion as the shooting and generation of 70 Hindi serials, 40 Marathi serials and 10 digital media appear including an investment of Rs 5,000 crore is halfway. Thackeray, in the beginning, said the government is additionally thoughtful towards more than 2.5 lakh backstage performing artists and professionals who have been hit hard by the lockdown. He guaranteed all vital government offer assistance but needed clarity from the industry on whether the shooting sites and studios fall in the red zone and containment zones or not.
He also wanted details of interest with respect to the number of individuals related to the shootings and post-production. Lockdown on courses of action for their lodging and eating, recently the government gives a formal endorsement. He inquired the Marathi TV and film industry agents that they will have to submit details with respect to the shooting and studio sites and discuss conditioning and whether they can begin shooting some time recently before the onset of monsoon.