Kollywood starts the work: In a measure of relief for the Kollywood film industry that is in dire straits with tens of crores of rupees blocked since the Covid-19 lockdown for the past 50 days, the Tamil Nadu government allowed resumption of post-production activities alone from May 11. Tamil Nadu film producers and FEFSI Union of Workers have jointly written a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, seeking permission to resume post-production activities.
The producers’ have also assured that they will ensure all necessary safety measures for workers involved in post-production. “We guarantee to ensure social distancing of the people involved in post-production with all precautions like sanitizing the places where we will be working, and ensuring masks and gloves for all the people involved in these activities,” the body said. Most of the producers of Kollywood have resumed their post-production works, editing, dubbing work on their films. Currently, the crew of the films Kumki 2, Raangi, Chakra, Kabadadaari, Thalli Pogathey, and IPC 376 films resumed the pending works. Finally, after 50 days of break, Kollywood is back to work.