COVID-19: FWICE has emailed Big B for assist; response awaited&
- Federation of Western India Cine Employees president BN Tiwari has said in an interview that they’ve emailed Amitabh Bachhan searching for assist for the daily-wage employees
- However, BN Tiwari added that they’re but to obtain a response from Big B for the e-mail that was despatched to him on March 25
- Daily-wage employees are dealing with a variety of bother ever because the shoots had been suspended as a result of coronavirus outbreak
The international shutdown as a result of coronavirus pandemic has left many individuals in bother. Daily-wage employees have been hit badly by the shutdown. Film our bodies have been attempting their greatest to assist such technicians and yesterday, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) president BN Tiwari revealed in an interview that because the 21 days lockdown was introduced the suspension of shoots have been prolonged to April 14.
He added that they dropped an e-mail to Amitabh Bachchan on March 25 searching for monetary assist for the daily-wage employees and regardless that they’re but to obtain a response from the legend, they’re hopeful that he’ll assist them quickly. BN Tiwari instructed mid-day, “In a crisis like this, we had to knock on his door for financial help because he is the legend of Hindi cinema. We have yet to receive a reply from Bachchanji, but we are certain that he will help us.”
After the shoots had been suspended in Film City and in different components, many filmmakers joined arms and Tiwari explains that he thought the fund with FWICE can be sufficient to simply sail by these attempting occasions. But, ever because the lockdown was introduced, he needed to knock on Amitabh Bachchan’s door hoping as soon as he’ll assist different actors will observe go well with. “We thought our fund would suffice [to tide over the difficult time], but now it seems difficult because of the extension. Once Bachchanji helps us, everybody will follow suit. We will approach many more celebrities for help. [Once they contribute], we will transfer the money to the workers,” mentioned Tiwari.
Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar took to Twitter and introduced that he can be donating Rs 25 crore to PM-CARES fund. He tweeted, “This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai.”