Taapsee Pannu recently made waves with her film ‘Thappad’ during lockdown. She is now seem to be occupied with her upcoming film “Looop Lapeta”, which is touted to be one of the first films in B town to get covered with covid-19 insurance scheme.
Atul Kasbekar and Tanujj Garg who are the producers of the flick have hired a legal expert, Anand Desai to acquire COVID-19 insurance for their projects, and “Looop Lapeta”
The producer said what a COVID-19 insurance will essentially necissitate is similar to what an accident insurance covers. Unpredictable scenarios like an actor falling ill or occurrence of natural calamities leading to delays in the film schedule or detrimental to shoot sets is likely to be compensated.
“Supposedly if a crew member tests positive for covid-19, the complete unit present at the set will be cooped up to quarantine. In such circumstances, the producers will be covered the insured money they are spending on days lost,” he added. Kasbekar said the film is more outdoor based and is pretty tough to shoot during the rainy season. The unit is contemplating to shoot post monsoon as the schedule remains tentative currently.
The film stars Tahir Raj Bhasin in a boyfriend role opposite Tapsee, which is heard to be an Indian adaptation of Tom Tywer’s 1998 German cult classic, “Run Lola Run”.