India has its first film on COVID-19! Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma recently dropped a trailer of his upcoming Telugu film Coronavirus, shot during the lockdown. The movie’s subject is based on a family living amid the pandemic and lockdown. On Tuesday, RGV took to Twitter to release a four-minute trailer of Coronavirus. The filmmaker shared the trailer said that it was his attempt to prove that nothing can stop his work. Also Read - COVID-19: Recovery Rate Above 60%; Total Tally Crosses 6.25 Lakh After Record Spike of 20,905 Cases
Calling it the world’s first film based on coronavirus, Ram Gopal Verma captioned the trailer post, “Here is the CORONAVIRUS film trailer..The story is set in a LOCKDOWN and it has been SHOT during LOCKDOWN ..Wanted to prove no one can stop our work whether it’s GOD or CORONA @shreyaset”. The trailer got over 1,943,916 views in just a day of its release. Also Read - 'A Flight to Nowhere': Taiwan Offers Fake Flights for People Who Miss the Thrill of Air Travel | Watch
Bollywood’s legendary actor and a good friend Amitabh Bachchan also shared the trailer and praised RGV. He wrote, “The irrepressible Ram Gopal Varma, ‘Ramu’ to many .. ‘Sarkaaar’ to me .. makes an entire film about a family in Lockdown, shot during Lockdown .. Titled : CORONAVIRUS .. perhaps the first film to be made on the virus .. This be the TRAILER”. To which Ram Gopal replied: Also Read - Breather For Lucknow University Students: All Exams Scheduled From July 7 Postponed Till Further Orders
Watch the trailer here:
The Ram Gopal Varma film is directed by Agasthya Manju and produced by CM creations. The music is composed by DSR.