Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA
Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA

Bollywood and coronavirus: with no wedding or fight scenes allowed, how does the Indian film industry survive?

  • To keep his cast and crew socially distanced on set, Indian film producer Jamnadas Majethia is making everyone carry an umbrella around
  • Make-up artist Clint Fernandes is asking actresses to apply their own mascara, while producer Atul Kasbekar is considering buying coronavirus insurance

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA
Actors rehearse a scene for Indian television series Bhakharwadi – holding umbrellas to make sure they are standing far enough apart for social distancing. Photo: DPA
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