Bollywood’s Bachchan back at work as India eases on-set rules

BOLLYWOOD megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back at work filming India’s version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? following a bout of Covid-19, while authorities eased coronavirus curbs on movie and TV shoots.

A blanket ban on studio activity in March dealt a huge blow to India’s cinema and TV industries, hitting not just Bollywood – the world’s most prolific film factory – but also regional movie-making hubs and productions for television and streaming platforms.