The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be creating more problems than the one that hit us last year. One of the next Bollywood films that suffers because of this is the Indra Kumar directed Thank God. With Sidharth Malhotra, Ajay Devgn and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead, the film has been in the works for over two years now and had its mahurat filmed in January of this year.
While the crew was set to begin filming in mid-April, the restriction put in place when the second wave of coronavirus hit spoiled plans. According to a recent report, the manufacturers suffered losses close to Rs 2 crore because of it and here are all the details we have on the same.
A source close to the production of Thank God informed Bollywood Hungama: “A gigantic set for the film has already been shot in Film City. A bit was also being prepared from the side as the crew worked early on filming for the first schedule. But when the new restrictions were proposed by the Maharashtra government in April, manufacturers had already predicted it would last longer than it was originally intended for.
Adding the most, the insider revealed that the creators of Thank God suffered losses of around Rs 2 crore. The source said: ‘The choice was clear: either they had to wait until they could pull out and pay the rent for the set per day OR take it apart and lose approx. Rs. 2 crores. They chose the latter because given the situation, if they had not dropped the plateau, the loss would have been several times greater.
Directed by Indra Kumar, Thank God is a production of the T Films & Maruti International series. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ashok Thakeria, Sunir Kheterpal, Deepak Mukut, Anand Pandit and Markand Adhikari and co-produced by Yash Shah.
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