Yash Raj Films organises vaccination drives in their studio
YRF has pledged to vaccinate 30,000 registered members of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE). The FWICE has a total of 2.5 lakh registered workers. The vaccination drive is being held at YRF Studios.
Yash Raj Films (YRF), one of the [prominent production in Bollywood, on Tuesday began the primary period of its vaccination drive with the mean to vaccinate in any event 4000 specialists of the Hindi entertainment world. YRF has vowed to inoculate 30,000 enlisted individuals from the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE). The FWICE has a sum of 2.5 lakh enrolled labourers. The vaccination drive is being held at YRF Studios.
Akshaye Widhani, Senior Vice President, Yash Raj Films, said the team is delighted to kickstart the drive for the FWICE members, as it will help the industry bounce back, which has been badly hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“This will result in the daily wage earners of our industry to return to work and provide financial stability for themselves and their families. The drive will have to take place in phases, given the huge number of vaccines that are required to cover the industry,” Widhani said in a statement.
In the first phase of the drive, YRF said it would be able to inoculate at least 3500-4000 people.
The Aditya Chopra-led company had already vaccinated its employees in an earlier drive and also began vaccinating crew members of their films.
Several YRF productions, including Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan, Salman Khan’s actioner Tiger 3 and period drama Maharaja were on floors before the Maharashtra government put a hold on shoots in April.
Recently, producer Sajid Nadiadwala held a vaccination drive for over 500 employees and their families of his company Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.
Last week, the Producers Guild of India (PGI), the association of Indian film, television and digital content producers, also began their vaccination drive for its members and associated production crews.
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