The television producers are trying to get their shows back on track as they resume shoot post the lockdown with all the precautionary measures!
With the phase one of unlock, the government has given certain relaxations to several industries. They have also allowed the entertainment industry to resume the shoots provided they take care of all the precautionary mesasures.
Amid this news, the television producers are trying to get their shows back on track. However, this is happening only in the non-containment zones and only with limited crew members.
According to reports, the shoots are happening in the film cities of Goregaon and Naigaon. Gracy Singh, who plays the role of Santoshi Maa told PTI, “Our temperature and body oxygen levels were screened. We welcomed each other with a namaste, followed by a quick catching up session. At every point in and around the sets, there were sanitiser bottles and sprays. It was quite a distinct experience, but I am sure with time, we will get used to it.”
Some of the shows which have resumed shooting are Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya. Colors TV’s Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, Choti Sarrdaarni, Barrister Babu, Shubharambh, Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story, and &TV’s Ek Mahanayak Dr B.R. Ambedkar and Santoshi Maa Sunaye Vrat Kathayein are also back on the floors resuming the shoot.
Star Plus’ Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Yeh Rishte Hain Pyar Ke, Ye Hai Chahatein, Star Bharat’s RadhaKrishna, SAB TV’s Bhakarwadi have also resumed shooting.
‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ producer Asit Modi also talked about his team resuming the shoot soon. He explained how in his show, they have a huge cast with different families. So it is not easy to shoot for them right now. But they are thinking of newer ways to incorporate that in the shoot.