Film industry body demands CM, allow post-production and set to be made in curfew

The institution has requested the CM that post-production work should be allowed in the closed environment, so that the content can be edited for broadcasting.  (File photo)

The institution has requested the CM that post-production work should be allowed in the closed environment, so that the content can be edited for broadcasting. (File photo)

The entertainment industry’s coordination committee has requested CM Uddhav Thackeray that producers should be allowed to make sets to avoid losses. These personnel should be allowed to work with all precautions and remain on set.

Mumbai. The Coordination Committee of the Media and Entertainment Industry has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray requesting that he be allowed to work during the 15-day curfew imposed in the state. This coordination committee includes film bodies like IMPPA, IFTDA, FWICE and CINTAA. The committee has mentioned in the letter that this industry will be closed for 15 days. In such a situation, post-production work should be allowed in the closed environment, so that the content can be edited for broadcasting.

Apart from this, he has requested the CM that the producers should be allowed to do the construction of the set to avoid the loss. Like construction workers, personnel involved in making film sets should be allowed to work with all precautions. These workers should be allowed to remain on the set.

In the letter, the CM has been requested that the announced financial package for daily wage earners should also be extended to workers, technicians and actors working in media and entertainment. At the end of the letter, the institution has requested that, if possible, arrangements be made for the Vaccination Center in the Film City and Mira-Bhayander area and catering for the film and TV staff.

Following the announcement of the curfew, the shooting of several big films has been stopped with immediate effect. According to the news, following the new guidelines, shooting of films like Shah Rukh Khan starrer film, Pathan and Salman Khan starrer ‘Tiger 3’ has been temporarily halted.




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