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Ekta Kapoor, JD Majethia Discuss Future Of TV Industry With Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

| Published on May 24, 2020

The entertainment industry is one of the worst-hit industries by COVID-19 pandemic because shoots have been canceled for over 2 months now. Although, the consumption of content has increased during the lockdown period, still upcoming movies and shows are in a difficult state to resume work.

To discuss the future of shoots and how everything will take place, TV producers recently had a virtual meet with CM Uddhav Thackeray. The discussion included popular names like Ekta Kapoor, JD Majethia, NP Singh, Puneet Goenka, Rahul Joshi, Madhavan, Puneet Mishra, Abhishek Rege, Deepak Dhar, Adesh Bandekar, Sanjay Mukherjeei, Vikas Gharelu and Sudhir Naik.

Ekta Kapoor, JD Majethia Discuss Future Of TV Industry With Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

It has been revealed that TV producers and broadcasters shared concerns about their business and job losses with the CM. They also talked about the possibilities of re-starting operations.

Ekta Kapoor

Ekta Kapoor even took to Twitter and shared insight into the meeting while adding a screenshot of the video call. She wrote, “We had a very positive meeting of broadcasters & television producers with the CM of Maharashtra Shri Uddhav Thakrey (sic).”


Informing about the meeting, Ekta wrote, “We shared concerns of our businesses and job losses with viewers fatigue of reruns and wishes to start shooting with utmost cares of safety and SOPs. He quickly addressed all issues, asked his team to initiate a committee and workout the possibilities to start work soon (sic).”

“He concluded with asking us all to be positive and hopeful with a line of a song from the film chhoti si baat ‘Aanewala pal jane wala hai’. Special thanks to J D Majethia & Nitin Vaidya. All in all we ended with hope, humour, empathy and positivity! JAI MAHARASHTRA (sic).” she added.

We are keeping an eye on how things will proceed in every industry and the Entertainment industry is something we all are waiting to get back on track.

If you have and tips or suggestions about how proper Social Distancing can be followed during shoots, share your thoughts in the comments section.

Also Read: ASAP Releases Post-Lockdown Guidelines For Commercial Films In India

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