Home of Bollywood, Maharashtra saw the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the past few days with the tally crossing 50,000 cases in the last 24 hours. Due to this, a lockdown was imposed in the state leading to the halt of many film shoots.
CM Uddhav Thackery's government imposed a state-wise lockdown starting from today and section 144 was also imposed prohibiting gathering of more than 4 people at a public place.
According to reports, With films like Shah Rukh Khan's Pathan and Salman Khan's Tiger 3 among numerous others like Prabhas and Kriti Sanon starrer Adipurush and Dongri To Dubai have been required to be postponed.
While Yash Raj Films explained that there was a break booked for April 13 and 14 keeping the earlier reports from getting a unit part testing COVID-19 positive, they educated that according to the Maharashtra Government's standards, they will continue the shoot following 15 days. Chief Maneesh Sharma of Tiger 3 has educated that the shoot has been totally ended including that of Salman Khan's Tiger 3 with the stand-ins.
Prabhas' impending artful culmination Adipurush will likewise need to trust that the lockdown will lift for things to return to typical. Concerning Dongri To Dubai, the producers had effectively turned to reproduce Dongri in Madh Island since it is a packed territory. The chief said that they will shoot for the necessary parts once the lockdown is lifted.
Movies like Adipurush, Pathan, and Tiger 3 are big-budget movies hence they require huge crews and extensive precautionary measures, which are not possible in these hard times. Apart from the movie shoots, various movie releases like Mumbai Saga, Saina, and Roohi have also been affected as all of these have failed to break even at the Box office.