The Madhya Pradesh’s tourism board’s additional Managing Director Sonia Meena had laid down the guidelines for the resumption of shoots as per rules set by the state and centre. Film, TV and Web Series need to comply with the measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
She said that several filmmakers have approached the board seeking permission for shooting, which they can now start after they adhere to the advisory issued by the Film Facilitation Cell of MP Tourism Board.
The guidelines laid down by the board permits only 15 crew members for the indoor shooting and 30 crew members for the outdoor ones.And the equipment will be needed to be sanitized daily. Additionally, the entire crew will be required to submit health declarations in a prescribed form,and they would need to vacate the location in case someone is detected with novel coronavirus. Crowding will not be allowed at any shooting location. Sanitisers, hand-washing , masks, thermal scanner , etc must be in place during the shoots.
Also an official also declared that the shooting of more than 20 web series, films, serials, music videos is likely to start soon in different locations of Bhopal, Gwalior, Maheshwar, Orchha, Ujjain, Madhai, Khajuraho, Panna, Jabalpur and Indore. They also include Tamil, Telugu and Bengali films and at least five web series.