Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is all set to resume shooting of Radhe from October 2. Sohail Khan and Atul Agnihotri have taken all necessary precautions as per the government guidelines.
The shooting of Radhe will start at ND Studios in Karjat on October 2. This 15-day schedule will be followed by a final shoot at Mehboob Studios in Bandra for the patchwork. Along with adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) laid down by the government, the team will also take some additional precautions to ensure the safety of the cast and crew.
They will be filming on the outskirts of Mumbai and in order to avoid everyday travel, the production team has booked a hotel close to the studio, where all the crew will be stationed. No member would be allowed to meet any outsiders for the duration of the shoot. A source close to the production said, "The first round of Covid-19 tests has been taken by the entire crew and no one has tested positive.
The source added, "A second test will be taken by those in close proximity on the set, including the actors and the core team. The crew has also been briefed about the protocols to be followed on the set through a special video to avoid last-minute confusion. Salman has been precise on having total precautions on the set, with his suggestions there will be a doctor and a special team on the set who will examine and make sure the hygiene is being taken care of."
Radhe is jointly produced by Salman, Sohail Khan and Atul Agnihotri. Sohail stated that they are creating an air bubble and all modes of transportation will be regularly sanitized. "We are happy that Radhe shoot is about to resume. We have ensured to provide a safe and secure environment for the entire crew of the film."
Sohail Khan added, "All departments will have to test for Covid-19. We are creating an air bubble. All modes of transportation will be sanitised. A health and safety officer along with a doctor and ambulance will be present on the set. Signages and colour bands for bifurcation will be maintained and followed."
The Radhe team is following all government guidelines. Sohail Khan stated, "A second test will also be taken for those in close proximate to the set, actors and core team on the film. All government mandates, insurances are being strictly followed throughout. A team has been inducted especially of trained personnel to dispose of the PPE kits and masks after use in the correct manner as per guidelines provided."
Talking about resuming the Radhe shooting, Atul Agnihotri said, "All the members, cast, crew the family of the film 'Radhe' are back on set to resume the shoot. The shoot will take place in Karjat and studios in Mumbai. It is scheduled to be completed in the next 15 -20 days. A few remaining sequences along with some action scenes and patchwork will be completed during this schedule."
Atul Agnihotri added, "The team will be joined by the action director from Chennai to finish up the action patchwork. All the cast and crew have gone through the COVID tests and a team of doctors will be examining everybody on the set. We hope to complete the shoot without any COVID cases or hassles of that sort. We are maintaining the utmost level of care and safety throughout."
Disha Patani is playing the leading lady opposite Salman Khan in Radhe, which is directed by Prabhu Dheva. The movie features Randeep Hooda as the antagonist. Jackie Shroff is seen playing an interesting character and will join the team during the final leg of the shoot.