India, May 24 -- The film and television shooting sets are missing their characteristic lights, camera and action since mid-March, when the nationwide lockdown came into force. But now, there seems to be a glimmer of hope, as Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked entertainment industry representatives and producers to prepare an action plan for limited resumption of film shooting and post-production activities.

But then, a big question that arises: Is it practically possible for a cast and crew of only 30-40 people to manage the work that was earlier done by over 400 of them? Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar, for one, feels that we "should patiently wait for another two-three months before thinking of getting back on the sets".

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