Producers demand permission to shoot with restrictions
Mumbai: Due to the restrictions imposed due to the spread of corona in the state, Marathi and Hindi serial-filmmakers have started shooting outside the state. The All India Marathi Film Corporation has requested Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to allow filming in the state by imposing strict restrictions, fearing that the entertainment industry will go out of the state if it continues to grow.
Filming has been banned in the state due to the curfew. Series-movies are the main means of entertainment for the home-bound audience as they are banned everywhere. However, the entertainment industry in the state has come to a standstill due to the ban on filming. On the other hand, producers of Hindi channels and serials have started shooting outside the state. Hindi-Marathi films and web series are also looking for alternatives outside the state for filming. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Meghraj Rajebhosle, president of the All India Marathi Film Corporation, fears that the entertainment industry, which generates the highest revenue for the state and generates billions of rupees over the years, is likely to go out of the state. Millions of workers and technicians have lost their jobs due to the ban on filming in the state. Bollywood is the pride of Mumbai, but now there is a conspiracy to take the industry out of Maharashtra and we need to be vigilant in time, he said.
Many states have offered concessions to producers for filming. This has made it possible for more and more producers to film in minimal financial planning. If this continues, it will not take long for the entertainment industry to recover. Therefore, the letter has demanded that filming be allowed in the state by imposing strict restrictions. Filming with minimal staffing, staffing at the filming site like the builders, arranging for the actors to stay, corona testing them consistently, arranging other meals in a non-contact manner, hiring doctors at the filming site, sterilization-
The corporation has guaranteed that the filming will be done in strict compliance with the rules such as covering the inter-rules.
First Published on April 22, 2021 12:19 am
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