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08-02-2012, 01:28 AM #1
25 foreigners stopped from shooting at YRF Studios
As many as twenty five foreign dancers were stopped from taking part in a film shoot at the local Yash Raj Studios on the pretext that they had no valid visas to stay in the country. A by-stander at the studios reported that some people belonging to a political outfit Rashtriya Mazdoor Congress along with the local police stormed on the sets of Tips Industries’ Race 2 where a dance sequence was being picturised with some foreign dancers. Some people who stormed the sets claimed that the foreigners had no proper visas while some termed them as terrorists. When Tellychakkar.com approached Prem Singh Thakur, vice chairman of the Allied Mazdoor Union, he explained, “As far as I know, the producers had shot some part of their film abroad and were shooting a part of their patch work, when these people stormed in and started making allegations. These people threatened that the consequences will be consequence if money in lakhs was not paid.” Prem Singh continued, “With this act, producers are aggrieved because of the car breaking incident that happened the other day and now after this, some have communicated with me to declare that henceforth they will not shoot in the city. Once they go out to shoot, what will happen to thousands of our workmen working in the film industry in various disciplines.”...being a human...