Bigg Boss Malayalam Sealed Set for Filming During Lockdown Prohibition; 8 workers tested positive for Covid-19
The sets for Bigg Boss Malayalam at the EVP movie city of Chembarambakkam, Chennai were sealed on Wednesday for flouting Covid rules.
The show hosted by superstar Mohanlal has continued to film despite the lockdown and ban on film and television shooting during the pandemic.
Filming for the show continued despite the Tamil Nadu government’s ban on filming and TV shows during the pandemic, according to a report in The Hindu. The makers of Bigg Boss continued the filming process even after eight of the workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Officials led by the Division Revenue Officer (RDO), Thiruvallur, Preethi Parkavi, as well as the police, evacuated all candidates, cameramen, technicians and other staff from the production house. They locked the premises and sealed them in accordance with procedure. “Filming continued despite the ban. Therefore, we evacuated them and sealed the premises in accordance with government guidelines that prohibited such shootings during the pandemic. “ Parkavi told The Hindu.
Apparently, the third season of Malayalam Bigg Boss started off with a special set a few months ago when the lockdown was not imposed. Filming for the show began with 14 contestants. The show continued for the 95th day with seven contestants on Wednesday, when authorities sealed it.
One case was closed under the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Act for violating government guidelines.