In a tweet, the director sought ‘urgent intervention’ from the Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, citing that there are every day wage staff in the movie business, who solely depend upon shoots for his or her survival.
“Please do not force us to cancel even night shootings @mybmc if precautions and SOPs are in place. We will be severely affected particularly those who are on daily wages and depend solely on shoots for survival. Seek urgent intervention @OfficeofUT @AUThackeray,” Mehta tweeted.
Please do not drive us to cancel even night shootings @mybmc if precautions and SOPs are in place. We shall be sever… https://t.co/w3Y7MYta1e
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) 1617108915000
Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state of Maharashtra has imposed a night curfew and different such restrictions in order to forestall the unfold of the second wave of the coronavirus.
Owing to the surge in cases, a bunch of massive-ticket Bollywood movies have postponed their theatrical releases. A tough movie commerce estimate suggests Rs 105 crore is at stake with these tasks getting delayed.
Among probably the most-hyped movies being pushed for now’s the Amitabh Bachchan-Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Chehre‘, which was scheduled to arrive on April 9. The Rana Daggubati-starrer ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ slated for March 26, was additionally delayed regardless of its Telugu model ‘Aranya’ and Tamil model ‘Kaadan’ having opened on the designated date. Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘D Company’ and the Punjabi biggie ‘Puaada’, starring Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa, are additionally awaiting new launch dates now.