The lockdown has affected daily workers from all sectors. A few television and movie stars have appealed to people to come forward and provide essential items to daily wagers of the film and TV industry.
In a video, TV actors, producers and directors asked people to help those who stay behind the cameras but play an important part.
Producer Ekta Kapoor shared a heartfelt video on her Instagram account. "We on behalf of our film industry appeal to our fellow artists, technicians and the entire fraternity to come forward and help the workers in the best possible way. Bank details of FWICE is given at the end of the video," she wrote.
The video featured Karan Patel, Aashka Goradia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mushtaq Shiekh, Ruhaanika Dhawan, Aly Goni, Suyyash Rai, Kishwer Merchatt, Pooja Banerjee and Ekta Kapoor.
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We on behalf of our Film Industry appeal to our fellow Artists, Technicians and the entire Fraternity to come forward and help the workers in the best possible way Bank Details of FWICE is given at the end of the video. Would like to profusely thank all those who helped @chloejferns and i put this initiative together in less than 48 hours. All Artists and Technicians who have featured in the video, @ashokepandit1 @ashokdubey.44 and Team FWICE for their continued support, @sarnadheeraj for writing this piece, @kaulritesh for helping with artists & post production, @sayedrehman7749 our Editor, @ripulmusic for background music, @iwmbuzz for helping us reach out to all, @tanusridasgupta and @g3gill for their love and creative support and last but not the least; @rittichopra for your encouragement #FWICEfightscorona #weagainstcorona #unitmembers #crewmembers #workersfirst #wearetogether #indianfilmindustry @ruhaanikad @karan9198 @aashkagoradia @alygoni @tigmanshu_d @suyyashrai @kishwersmerchantt @shaleenbhanot @poojabanerjeee @ihimanshusoni @manitjoura @krystledsouza @mushtaqshiekh @sahilanandofficial @boscomartis @ektarkapoor
Ekta Kapoor also revealed that the video was made within 48 hours. She thanked everyone who came forward to put this video together, including writer, editor, artists, background music editor and those involved in post-production.
Shooting of all TV shows and movies have been stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown has made it very hard for daily wage workers. Maharashtra has the maximum number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country.
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