Not just the film industry, the TV industry is also abuzz with reports of shooting budgets getting slashed and actors taking pay cuts due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Some actors are even ready to accept a pay-cut to help the entertainment industry deal with losses in the wake of COVID-19. Quite a few TV celebs have spoken about the same in the past, this time Anita Bhabhi from Bhabhiji Ghar Pe Hain, Saumya Tandon was also asked to accept pay-cuts, to which she said that the altered fee would apply to work that will be done in the future, as reported by Times Of India.
While speaking about pay cuts to the online portal, she also said that the altered fee is not applicable to the work which has been already as she was quoted saying, "It’s not just me, it has happened with everybody. It’s not in just our industry, it is happening everywhere. It is for the work that is to be done for the future, it is not for the work which we have already done for which the payments are pending."
“But whatever we shoot in the future because the entire TV industry has to go through some cuts, seeing the economy has been shaken up not just in our country, but across the globe. Unfortunately, this disease has been unkind to everyone in many ways. So, it is not just me, but all my friends in the television industry. I am not talking about only the people who are working with me in this show, but everybody around me has been asked to take a pay cut. All the production houses have informed their artists that going forward in future they will have to cooperate,” she further added.
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