ZEE5 announced its latest original film India Lockdown. Director Madhur Bhandarkar will title this hard-hitting film. Inspired by true events, India Lockdown depicts four parallel stories and the repercussions of the COVID pandemic on the people of India. Produced by Dr. Jayantilal Gada of Penn Studio, Madhur Bhandarkar's Bhandarkar Entertainment and Pranav Jain's PJ Motion Pictures, 'India Lockdown' is the first Indian feature film on the COVID pandemic.
Starring Shweta Basu Prasad, Aahana Kumra, Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar and Prakash Belawadi in lead roles, the film is written by Amit Joshi and Aradhana Sah along with Madhur Bhandarkar, India Lockdown explores the lives of different characters, Those who are provoked into an unexpected dramatic situation. Lockdown due to corona pandemic.
The four unearthed parallel stories are of a father-daughter duo trapped in different cities during a crucial high point in the daughter's life; A sex worker and the hardships she faces in her personal and professional life due to the lockdown, a migrant worker who barely provides bread and butter for her family and an air hostess who for the first time allows her to introspect for some downtime. forces to do.
Director Madhur Bhandarkar said, “Lockdown was a tough phase for many as people struggled to make ends meet and that gave seed to thought to make a film on people affected by the lockdown. India Lockdown is a product of my observations, and it depicts raw stories of real people across various walks of life. This is a film that will resonate with many in some or the other way and I am glad that it will release on ZEE5 and reach out to so many people across the world”.