The made-at-home short film that talks about the importance of staying indoors in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, features various actors from across India – Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Chiranjeevi, Priyanka Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Shiva Rajkumar, Sonalee Kulkarni and Diljit Dosanjh.
The plot revolves around Amitabh Bachchan’s misplaced pair of dark sunglasses and everyone’s attempts to find it. Every actor shot their part of the film at their homes, respectively.
Titled Family, the project was released on Sony TV on Monday has been trending ever since
At the end of the short film, Amitabh Bachchan called the Indian film industry a “family” and said that the film fraternity would make donations to daily wage workers of the film industry, who are most affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
T 3493 – When you see that the cause is greater than the idea you dreamt of .. there is just immense joy and gratitude for all my colleagues and friends in the making of this historic effort !
WE ARE ONE and WE SHALL OVERCOME ! Jai Hind ! https://t.co/WoquwkSyqT
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 6, 2020
Sharing the video, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: “When you see that the cause is greater than the idea you dreamt of… There is just immense joy and gratitude for all my colleagues and friends in the making of this historic effort! We are one and we shall overcome!”