India, May 10 -- As the second wave of Covid-19 in the country continues to affect every industry in some or the other way, many from the film fraternity are facing financial strains, too.

According to actor-director Seema Pahwa, with work and shoots coming to a halt, many are out of jobs and struggling to make ends meet.

"Every day, I call up many struggling actors. Main jabardasti unko phone kar karke poochti hoon ki unko kuch zaroorat hai ya nahi. I ask them to tell me if they need anything without any hesitation. I also understand that it must be embarrassing for them, too," she says.

Urging people from the industry to come forward and help them, Pahwa asserts that even those in need must not shy away from asking for help.

"This t...