Corona Scare in TV Shootings and News Studios

The rich or the poor, all are being affected by the coronavirus. The celebrities too are at high risk.

Although Telugu film industry bigwigs had shown eagerness to resume the shootings in June, better sense prevailed and they backed off.

That was not the case with the Telugu TV industry which began the shoot of TV serials, reality shows, and other programs.

When a TV actor named Boddu Prabhakar got tested positive for coronavirus, the shootings were stalled for a couple of days but they resumed them again.

Now, a prominent starlet named Navya Swamy has tested positive for COVID19. The entire crew and actors who had participated in the shoot of “Meenakshi” have now been put under quarantine. They are waiting for testing. has learned that an outsourcing crew that works for the Zee Telugu channel has also been tested positive.

Now, Star MAA and ETV staff are being tested. The TV shootings have become the carriers of the coronavirus.

A prominent editor or a TV news channel has also been under home quarantine as part of a precautionary measure as some of the staff had tested positive.

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