The world is currently going through the Coronavirus Pandemic. It has been more than two months, since the time a nationwide lockdown was started in the country. Due to lockdown, Television shows’ and Films’ shootings has been stopped and channels have been re-airing the old episodes of the shows.
The Maharashtra government, in a latest development, have allowed shooting in non-containment zones in the state in the latest phase of the lockdown with conditions, as per an order issued by the state government on Sunday.
Asit Modi, Producer of Popular Show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah welcomed the government’s decision and shared with an entertainment news portal ,“This is a welcome decision. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s fans have been waiting to watch the new episodes and we thank the Government for allowing us to shoot now by following the guidelines. Hopefully, we’ll soon be able to resume the shootings after receiving the final permissions from authorities and deliver quality entertainment to our audiences which they’ve been so eagerly waiting for. Even during the lockdown, our show gave people something positive and fun to watch along with their family. The show has been spreading happiness even during these trying times when things were uncertain and we plan to continue spreading smiles as we’ve been for the last 12 years. We will begin shoots as early as possible, after the final permission from the Govt. and follow all the directives issued by the authorities to ensure that our cast and crew are safe. Over the last couple of months, we have been working very hard on creating new scripts and I feel positive that fans will like it. We have already finalized some interesting scripts.”
On a related note, Television’s longest-running show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (SAB TV and Neela Telefilms) has been winning hearts and charts for many years now.