The entire world is currently battling deadly Coronavirus. Declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the novel COVID-19 has sent all into a state of worry and panic. Talking about India, the Central and State Governments announced a complete lockdown from March 25 to May 3 to combat the virus that spreads through touch. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, as well as Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray, urged people to not step out of the house without an emergency. Emphasizing the importance of staying home, the television industry is actively spreading the word with a dash of creativity.
Ekta Kapoor, who is leaving no stone unturned to do her bit for the society amid the crisis, sent across a strong message by collaborating with renowned Indian television actors. With all locked inside their homes, shot for a special Bigg Boss segment urging their fans to not step out of the house and follow the guidelines laid by the Government. Starring Remo D'Souza, Aasif Sheikh, Aditi Sharma, Anita Hassanandani, Aura Bhatnagar, Divyanka Tripathi, Erica Fernandes, Karan V Grover, Karan Jotwani, Karishma Tanna, Maniesh Paul, Mouni Roy, Parth Samthaan, Reem Shaikh, Rohitashv Gour, Sehban Azim, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Shailesh Lodha, Shehnaaz Kaur Gill, Sidharth Shukla, Sriti Jha, Surbhi Jyoti and Vikram Singh Chauhan, the video sends out the message, 'jab tak hai Corona, ghar pe raho naa'.
These unprecedented times call for all of us to be alone, yet together! Here’s an attempt, a made-at-home video, for which all of us from the Television Fraternity got together to voice our solidarity and give hope. #TvFraternityStandsTogether #StayHomeStayTuned #ChangeWithin #AloneTogether Producer Ekta Kapoor Directed by Guroudev Bhalla Creative Director Sonali Jaffar Script Dheeraj Sarna Dialogue Dheeraj Sarna Anukalp Goswami Edited by Vikas Sharma Music Aashish Rego Executive Producers Abhishek Rege Anil Wanvari Binaifer Kohli Fazila Allana Gul Khan JD Majethia Tanusree Dasgupta Media & PR support Ruchikaa Kapoor With thanks to Remo D’Souza Aasif Sheikh Aditi Sharma Anita Hassanandani Aasif Sheikh Aura Bhatnagar Divyanka Tripathi Erica Fernandes Karan V Grover Karan Jotwani Karishma Tanna Manish Paul Mouni Roy Parth Samthaan Reem Shaikh Rohitashv Gour Sehban Azim Shabbir Ahluwalia Shailesh Lodha Shehnaaz Gill Siddharth Shukla Srithi Jha Surbhi Jyoti Vikram Singh Chauhan Sign Language Video India Signing Hands Pvt. Ltd.
The sweet and important video is directed by Guroudev Bhalla, the creative director is Sonali Jaffar, the script is by Dheeraj Sarna who has also written the dialogues with Anukalp Goswami. It is edited by Vikas Sharma and music is by Aashish Rego. Abhishek Rege, Anil Wanvari, Binaifer Kohli, Fazila Allana, Gul Khan, JD Majethia and Tanusree Dasgupta are the executive producers.