Coronavirus crisis: Shaheer Sheikh on TV industry’s shutdown


Shaheer Sheikh
Shaheer Sheikh

The whole world seems to have come to a complete halt due to the Coronavirus pandemic which has claimed thousands of lives all across the globe. There is no denying the fact that individuals and businesses are going to take a long time to ride out of the impact of the pandemic.

 

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Meanwhile, popular Indian television actor Shaheer Sheikh, who plays the romantic lead on Star Plus’ successful show Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, has given his take on the complete shutdown of the television industry amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

“I am at home for now as we will not be shooting for the next 10-15 days. I think this is a very good step taken by our industry, and I know there are many daily wage earners and that they will suffer, but everyone is going to suffer. At the same time, health is more important and so we need to take care of it for some time to avoid it, so that things can go back to normal as soon as possible,” said the actor.

 

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The Indian film and television industry has stopped all shootings due to the pandemic. Big production houses have postponed the release date of their upcoming ventures in the wake of Coronavirus shutdowns.

On 18th March, Shaheer Sheikh’s show Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke completed one year of its successful run on Star Plus. However, the team decided against celebrating the feat keeping in mind the safety and health of the cast and crew in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.