Tollywood filmmaker Gowtam Tinnanuri who can be making his Bollywood directorial debut with Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey, can’t wait to renew the shoot of the sports activities drama. The movie has been placed on halt following the lockdown, and now with the lockdown getting straightforward, the makers need to observe strict pointers set by the federal government.
Gowtam Tinnanuri in an interview with a number one tabloid said that as per Government guidelines amid COVID-19 no more than 45 members are permitted on-location outside. But with a movie like Jersey, he’ll want not less than 100 crew members on location.
Speaking to deccanchronicle.com, Gowtam Tinnanuri stated, “We have three to four weeks of shooting left to be done at a cricket stadium in Chandigarh, apart from a few sequences elsewhere as a part from our outdoor schedule. However, we need a minimum of 100 crew members to shoot the cricket scenes. The current government guidelines say not more than 45 members will be allowed to work in outdoor schedules.”
“Even as the number of COVID-19-positive cases was growing, Shahid Kapoor instilled confidence among the crew and gave us a morale boost. However, we are stuck because of the guidelines on the number of crew, so we are awaiting revised guidelines and hoping for the best.” added the filmmaker.
For these unversed, Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey is a Hindi remake of Telugu hit with the identical identify. The authentic too was helmed by Gowtam Tinnanuri.
The Tollywood movie had Telugu heartthrob Nani in lead. The authentic movie which launched final 12 months was one of many largest hits of 2019 in Telugu movie business.
While the unique has actress Shraddha Srinath because the main girl, the Bollywood remake could have Mrunal Thakur reverse Shahid Kapoor.