The WHO (World Health Organisation) declared Coronavirus as a Global Pandemic, as a result of which the Government of India issued a travel advisory to citizens travelling outside India. Besides this, the state governments including Telangana have also announced to shut down all Malls, Cinema Theatres, Clubs, Educational Institutions till 31st March as medical emergency over the coronavirus. The government has mobilised gathering of large groups together as the spreading of the virus is a high risk for everyone.
Previously, the government and film chamber stated that the shootings of films, TV Serials and web series will be closed only till 21st March. Now, due to prevailing situations in the world due to Coronavirus the head of Telugu Film Chamber, Naryanadas Narang, has announced that all film shootings will be stalled till 31st March as per government order. The chamber decided to halt shootings of Films, Television Serials, Web Series and all other entertainment including digital formats as a result of health advisory.
The Press note released by the Telugu film chamber also stated that regard to Coronavirus and precautions are taken, closure of film shoots to be extended till 31 March as per both Telugu states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Many film shootings have been postponed which includes biggies like Chiranjeevi’s Acharya, Prabhas 20, Ram Charan-Jr NTR starrer RRR, Nani starrer V and many more due to Coronavirus taking a huge toll around the world.
Many stars also connected to their followers on social media by sharing the precautionary measures to protect from Covid19. SS Rajamouli shared the WHO precautionary measures and guidelines. RRR stars Ram Charan and Jr NTR too shared a video about the measures to be taken to protect ourselves from Coronavirus. Chiranjeevi and Mahesh baby also shared a video urging fans about social distancing and to wash hand regularly.