With new restrictions laid down by the Maharashtra authorities to curb the unfold of coronavirus, movie shoots that have been underway within the state have come to a standstill.
Here’s a have a look at the Bollywood movies whose taking pictures has come to a sudden halt:
Abhishek Sharma’s Ram Setu
Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandes and Nushrratt Bharuccha began taking pictures for Ram Setu in March after a muhurat shot in Ayodhya on March 18.
Nevertheless, after Akshay and 45 crew members contracted coronavirus on the set of the Abhishek Sharma directorial in early April, the movie’s shoot was halted because the solid and crew members needed to quarantine themselves as a precautionary measure.
The movie’s shoot was anticipated to renew after Akskay’s restoration, however it’s now delayed as a result of recent set of restrictions in Maharashtra.
Siddharth Anand’s Pathan
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer Pathan’s taking pictures started in early April. The workforce wrapped up their first schedule just a few days in the past and have been set to start out the second schedule at the moment. Nevertheless, with the brand new restrictions within the state, YRF has put the shoot on maintain till restrictions on movie shoots are lifted.
Maneesh Sharma’s Tiger 3
One other YRF venture set to go on flooring was Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger 3, helmed by Ahmed Khan. Whereas the movie’s pre-production work had began, there is no such thing as a readability on when the shoot will start, given the curfew-like restrictions in Maharashtra.
Ahmed Khan’s Heropanti 2
Tiger Shroff began taking pictures for Ahmed Khan’s Heropanti 2 in Mumbai earlier this month, quickly after the movie’s feminine lead Tara Sutaria recovered from coronavirus in March. Tiger wrapped up the primary schedule of the film in two weeks. The following schedule of the movie now stands delayed.
Anees Bazmee’s Bhool Bhulaiya 2
In early 2020, Anees Bazmee began taking pictures Bhool Bhulaiya 2, starring Kartik Aaryan, Tabu and Kiara Advani, in Mumbai, adopted by a schedule in Manali and Himachal Pradesh. Nevertheless, following the Covid-19 outbreak, the movie was placed on maintain.
The solid and crew resumed taking pictures for the movie in February this 12 months. However the shoot was halted once more as Kartik Aryan examined constructive for Covid-19 in March.
Apprehensive concerning the solid and crew’s security, and the movie’s price range, Anees Bazmee informed indianexpress.com, “Capturing in such restrictions will not be simple. We additionally need the solid and crew to be secure and wholesome. Following the rules and restrictions has impacted the movie’s price range too, and that’s not viable. We’re going to wait and see how the scenario pans out.”
Amit Sharma’s Maidan
Ajay Devgn-starrer Maidaan, a movie which revolves round soccer, was going to be launched by the top of 2020. Nevertheless, as a result of pandemic, the movie was placed on maintain final 12 months, and it went on flooring in February this 12 months. Following one other delay on account of director Amit Sharma’s coronavirus prognosis, the movie’s workforce was making ready to start out taking pictures the movie. However with Maharashtra going into lockdown once more, the movie has been delayed even additional.
Om Raut’s Adipurush
Om Raut’s Adipurush, starring Prabhas, Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan, too went on flooring in Mumbai in February, however it’s now delayed, and there’s no readability on when taking pictures will resume.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiyawadi
The taking pictures of Gangubai Kathiyawadi, which is scheduled to launch on July 30 this 12 months, continues to be not full. After Sanjay Leela Bhansali examined constructive for Covid-19, Alia Bhatt too contracted the virus. Despite the fact that SLB and Alia have recovered, the makers should not certain when they may resume the movie’s taking pictures, given the brand new restrictions.
A supply near the manufacturing workforce informed indianexpress.com, “SLB is thought for large units in his movies, and large units have been erected in Mumbai’s Movie Metropolis. Nevertheless, due to the Covid-19 scenario within the metropolis, the units are being unused, and the prices are growing. Whereas we’re very assured that the movie is nicely made and that the audiences will like it, the rise in manufacturing prices can have an effect on a movie badly.”
Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra
Brahmastra has been within the making for fairly a while now. First, it was delayed on account of price range constraints after which as a result of pandemic. This 12 months, the solid had resumed taking pictures, however the coronavirus prognosis of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt introduced the shoot to a halt for just a few weeks. And simply when the actors have been able to get again on set, the Maharashtra authorities ordered all movie shoots to be halted in gentle of accelerating Covid-19 instances within the state.
Vikas Bahl’s Goodbye
Goodbye, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Neena Gupta, Rashmika Mandanna and Pavail Gulati, went on flooring earlier this month. Nevertheless, now the shoot of Goodbye has been placed on maintain.
The shoot of Shashank Khaitan’s Mr Lele, starring Bhumi Pednekar and Vicky Kaushal, was suspended after each the actors examined constructive for coronavirus throughout the movie’s first schedule. In the meantime, Vikramaditya Motwane’s Andolan Footage is awaiting a inexperienced sign from the Maharashtra authorities to start taking pictures.