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Tamil films shooting to resume from tomorrow September 1st - Here is the govt guidelines

Monday, August 31, 2020 • Tamil Comments

The coronavirus pandemic that started spreading in India extensively by March-end forced the state and the central governments to go for a complete lockdown from April 1st. For the past five months, most businesses were allowed only to open in a staggered manner.

After repeated requests from the film industry, the government on Sunday announced that film shootings can resume and have today released the guidelines.

* 75 persons in total including cast and crew members will only be allowed

* 6 feet social distancing must be adhered to not only during film shootings but also sound recording and editing suits too.

* No spectators or visitors should be allowed inside the shooting premises

* When shooting out of the city the film management should be in constant touch with the local officers of that particular village, town or city.

* Seperate in and Out paths should be created at the shooting location.

* Shooting floors, vehicles, makeup room, toilets etc should be sanitized before and after use.

* Used masks and gloves should be disposed off with care and the sanitary workers of the unit should be trained in the methods.

* Except those in front of the camera that is the actors and actresses the rest of the cast and crew should wear masks compulsoraily.

* Costumes, wigs and makeup kits should not be shared unless absolutely necessary.

* Mics should be avoided to the maximum but if used should never be shared.

* The medical and travel history of the cast and crew and the entire team should be monitored.

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