Tag: India Lockdown

“Not getting back to work anytime soon”, says Nawazuddin

Nawazuddin Siddiqui who is far away from Mumbai in his hometown Budhana in Uttarakhand says he has no intentions of getting back to work anytime soon. “I know the lockdown is being eased in Mumbai and that shooting is being resumed. We are allowed to shoot from 9 am to 4 pm. That’s good news....

Alia Bhatt to resume shooting for SS Rajamouli’s RRR on July 1

With film shootings going back to the resumption mode,  it is time for the A-listers to plan their schedules all over again. While many of big names are not saddled with pending assignments during the lockdown, Alia Bhatt is certainly not one of those whose date diary is empty....

Sonu Sood turns saviour for Mr. Telangana, Sushil Gaekwad :

Sonu Sood has become a life savior for 35-year-old, Hyderabad-based bodybuilder, Sushil Gaekwad. He had been diagnosed with Covid-19 and had been fighting the deadly virus since April 29, 2021. As soon as Sonu was made aware of Sushil’s critical condition, he got on a video call with the...

Sonu Sood’s request to film federation – “There should be a

Sonu Sood’s heart still beats the loudest for the film fraternity.  “Of course, every human life matters. And if I had my way, I wouldn’t allow a single life to be lost. Having said that, I do belong first and foremost to the film fraternity. And it causes me...

Alia Bhatt to wrap up Gangubai Kathiawadi with a dance

With Alia Bhatt in the titular role, Gangubai Kathiawadi has become the most awaited film of 2021. The shoot was going on in full-fledged mode in March, but came to a halt. The director of the film Sanjay Leela Bhansali subsequently followed by Alia Bhatt contradicted the novel coronavirus....

Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer

Last year, Bollywood Hungama was the first to inform that Shah Rukh Khan had kicked off the shooting of his next film, Pathan, an action packed drama. It was after almost two years that the actor had returned to the set since his last release Zero. The shooting was...

Junaid Khan’s debut film Maharaja to be the first film to

On Saturday, the Maharashtra Government announced the 5 level unlock plan. According to the latest SOPs, the film and television shoots can resume in a bio-bubble with the work duration not extending eight hours. Yash Raj Films’ tentatively titled film Maharaja will be the first film to resume work...

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia

As the shoots have resumed in the state of Maharashtra with new unlock guidelines, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi will also resume their shooting from June 15. However, the new SOP’s prohibits the shooting of dance or crowd sequences. Apart from Gangubai Kathiawadi, several other films will also resume...

Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan to team up again after 4

Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan’s association and friendship dates back decades. They have remained warm friends ever since RGV had started his journey in the film world. While they have teamed up for several films – some that hit the target, some that missed it by miles –...

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger 3 set dismantled

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger 3 was all set to go on floors earlier this year in March. The shoot of the film got disrupted when Katrina tested positive for Covid-19. A few days later, the Maharashtra government also announced a complete lockdown in the state which...

FWICE pens a letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray requesting special

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has penned a special letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urging to provide special permission to restart TV and film productions in the state. The Maharastra government suspended all the shoots in April owing to rising Covid-19 cases. As a...

Manushi Chhillar roped in by UNICEF to raise awareness on

For the last four years, Manushi Chhillar has been relentlessly working towards raising awareness on menstrual hygiene in India through her non-profit advocacy platform Project Shakti. This year, on Menstrual Hygiene Day, Manushi has been roped in by UNICEF to raise awareness on the issue in India. Manushi says,...

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah fame Ghanshyam Nayak aka Natu

Due to the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown many senior and old aged artist couldn’t get back to the sets of their respective shows owing to the safety protocols. As a result, many actors were left jobless and their source of income got suspended. Among those, there were also...

Sonu Sood and choreographer Rahul Shetty to help CDA dancers

As many lost their jobs in the entertainment industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic, background dancers were also among the ones who lost their source of livelihood. But finally, a ray of hope has come for them, as Akshay Kumar has pledged for one-month ration kits for the families...

YRF to produce content for OTT and launch its own OTT

Over the past year, the OTT market has seen a sharp increase in viewership with the Covid-19 lockdown leaving the audience with no other entertainment source. With the pandemic still raging, although certain locations have seen theatres resume business, OTT platforms that saw an increase in subscribers continue to...