While shoots and releases have been put on hold across the country, in wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Akshay Kumar has joined hands with ‘Mission Mangal’ maker R. Balki for an advertisement to raise awareness on the ‘post-lockdown responsibilities’ of citizens.
This is an ad for the health ministry featuring Akshay Kumar about the post lockdown responsibilities of each one of us. We need to get back to work but ensure our safety and those of others. So at our shoot we did the same.
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Yes, That is Akshay Kumar @akshaykumar back at the shoot . . Yes, you saw it right. Just a few days back we heard Maharashtra CM permitting shooting to resume with proper safety measure taken care of and it started today. The first film during Corona Lockdown is on floors. R Balki shoots a film with a social message starring Akshay Kumar. You can see the pictures of the shoot taking place at Kamalistan Studio. Take a close look at them as this is how all the shoots are going to happen post lockdown. This is the new normal. With legal permissions and proper safety precautions at place, Akshay started shooting for his upcoming project. This is exactly how all our new shoots are going to happen. Back on the sets, the team is shooting for a film based on public service, will be produced by R Balki. #AkshayKumar #rbalki #COVID19 #CoronaVirus #shooting #shootingincoronatimes #bollywoodupdate #bollywoodactor #bollywoodmovies #indianfilmhistory #ifhofficial #bollywoodlover #bollywoodcelebrity
R. Balki told PTI that it was like “getting back to work with social distancing, sanitised outdoor set, disinfectant screen, masks. We got used to it in a few minutes. There was minimal crew and very strict protocols”.