The short film features Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Mammootty and many other stars
Short film 'Family' which spreads awareness about Coronavirus outbreak, released on Sony TV on Monday and it has been trending ever since.
The film, which talks about the importance of staying indoors in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, got a big shout out from filmmaker Karan Johar, who went on to "salute" team Family on social media.
The made-at-home short film features various actors from across India, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Chiranjeevi, Mammootty, Mohanlal, Ranbir Kapoor, Diljeet Dosanjh, Priyanka Chopra, Sivraj kumar, Alia Bhatt, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Sonalee Kulkarni.
it revolves around Amitabh Bachchan's misplaced pair of dark sunglasses and everyone's attempts to find it. Every actor shot their part of the film at their homes, respectively.
At the end of the short film, Amitabh Bachchan called the Indian film industry a "family" and said that the film fraternity would make donations to daily wage workers of the film industry, who are most affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
Sharing the video, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted
T 3493 - When you see that the cause is greater than the idea you dreamt of .. there is just immense joy and gratitude for all my colleagues and friends in the making of this historic effort !— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 6, 2020
WE ARE ONE and WE SHALL OVERCOME ! Jai Hind ! https://t.co/WoquwkSyqT
Prasoon Pandey has virtually directed 'Family' in collaboration with Sony Pictures Networks India, Kalyan Jewellers and Amitabh Bachchan. The funds collected through this film shall be used to help the daily wage workers in the film industry whose livelihoods are deeply affected due to the lockdown.