Maharashtra allows conditional film shoot in non-containment zones

By: PTI | Mumbai |

Published: May 31, 2020 9:10:00 pm

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film shootingThe order issued by Maharashtra government stated that social distancing norms will have to be followed strictly with focus on personal hygiene.

Shooting of films, television serials and web series will be allowed in non-containment zones in Maharashtra in the latest phase of the lockdown with certain conditions, as per an order issued by the state government on Sunday.

Issuing a Government Resolution (GR), the Cultural Affairs department said that producers will have to conduct pre-production and post-production by adhering to the guidelines laid down by the government.

“Violation of the rules will lead to stopping of the work,” it said.Songs Lyrics 4 you

Producers will have to apply to managing director of the Maharashtra Film, Theatre, Cultural Development Corporation, the Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari in Goregaon, Mumbai, and to district collectors outside Mumbai to resume shootings.

The order stated that social distancing norms will have to be followed strictly with focus on personal hygiene.

“Crowd cannot be allowed to be gathered while shooting is on. Norms have to be adhered to while using air conditioning system (on sets). Precautions need to be taken while transporting shooting equipment, artists and technicians,” the Government Resolution said.

Earlier in the day, the state government extended the lockdown in containment zones till June 30 and announced the easing of restrictions and phase-wise resumption of activities in non-containment regions.Songs Lyrics 4 you

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