With Covid-19 cases rising at an alarming speed across country, with Maharashtra being one of the worst hit states, the future of all film productions in the state, particularly in Mumbai, seems quite bleak.

The Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA) has issued a statement to filmmakers requesting them to adhere to new SOPs for shooting, including mandatory negative RT PCR report of limited crew and those involved.

The statement read, “It is most important that anyone doing shooting today or planning to do shooting in the near future has to take all precautions and follow the SOPs issued by the government of Maharashtra while allowing commencement of shooting during the Covid pandemic and which have been followed by producers but in view of the severity of the situation prevailing today, it is the duty of each producer to ensure that adequate safety and security is…

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