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Producer Guild vows to abide by the rules Follow the rules of health and shoot - Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai, Dec 17: Filming of films and serials should be done with due regard to the health norms of Kovid. No negligence can be tolerated in this, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said. He suggested that people should be tested for covid regularly and vaccinated.
The Chief Minister today interacted with the office bearers of the Producers Guild, the largest body of filmmakers, through a television system. At this time, these office bearers testified that the filming will be completed by following the instructions of the state government regarding Kovid.
The meeting was attended by Riteish Sidhwani, Stuti Ramchandra, Madhu Bhojwani, Rakesh Mehra and Nitin Ahuja of the Producers Guild, a leading organization of Hindi filmmakers. Similarly, Subodh Bhave, Nagraj Manjule, Ravi Jadhav also participated in the meeting and gave suggestions. Aadesh Bandekar moderated the meeting.
The meeting was also attended by Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister Ashish Kumar Singh and Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Vikas Kharge.
For the past few months, producers of Hindi and Marathi films and serials have been filming during the Corona period, but there is a need to increase the shooting time. Were.
"We don't like to impose sanctions on you, but there are still cases of corona infection in Maharashtra and some other states in the country," he said. Even with the provision of such protected bio-bubbles, some seem to be infected during sports competitions and events. We are not completely out of the second wave of the corona, but the third wave seems to be coming back to other countries of the world, so we need to take full care of the health rules. Filmmakers in Mumbai and Maharashtra should continue to test their corona corona after a certain day in Kovid context, if anyone in the team has a fever or any symptoms, take immediate notice and most importantly, all should be vaccinated with both doses.
The state government is taking steps to lift the Corona situation in stages, cautiously, and safely, without maintaining restrictions. But for this, everyone's cooperation will be required, said the Chief Minister.
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The Chief Minister also directed the Mumbai Police to seek information from the producers about the shooting schedule, location and times of each producer and to give permission to an officer by assigning the responsibility of coordination and taking care of the rules and regulations.
Dr. Sanjay Oak of the Task Force, Dr. Shashank Joshi, Additional Chief Secretary Health Dr. Pradeep Vyas also briefed about the current situation in Corona. Commissioner of Police Hemant Nagarale also said that the rules are being strictly followed by the police.