There is a sudden increase in the cases of COVID 19 in India since the last few days and many people from the film industry have also been caught by this virus. Kareena Kapoor Khan She was one of the many affected, but she recovered within a few days and her quarantine period ended recently. As per a latest report, a group of crew members of the film Gehriyan have tested positive and this is likely to affect the promotional plans of the film.
For those unaware, the upcoming drama film is scheduled to release on Amazon Prime on January 25, 2022. The plot of this film revolves around the controversial topic of adult relationships and infidelity. Dharma Productions, which is one of the production houses controlling the project, had earlier released a short teaser of the film, which immediately impressed the audience.
According to a recent report in Bollywood Life, the Gehraiyaan crew members have contracted the COVID 19 virus and such a crisis may adversely affect their promotional plans. A source close to the publication mentioned that several of Shakun Batra’s assistant directors tested positive recently and the team is most likely to cancel the promotional event that was scheduled for this month.
The cast of Gehraiyaan- Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi have reportedly not been mentioned in the list of COVID positive crew members, but there is no confirmation about their current health condition.
In the last few days, there has been a sudden increase in the COVID 19 cases due to the omicron type in metros like Mumbai and Delhi. Delhi has already imposed some restrictions to curb the situation, including shutting down theaters for a few days. This sudden government order severely affected the film industry as films like Jersey and RRR had to be postponed indefinitely. However, the makers of these films have promised a theatrical release as soon as the situation normalises.