Chennai: Star India’s Tamil entertainment channel, Vijay TV has extended its helping hand towards the Crew members associated with the shows aired on the channel.
Due to the continuing Lockdown, the daily wage workers and low-level technicians such as Light Man, Electricians, Camera Assistants, and Assistant Directors and Junior artists were extremely affected as the shooting for Film and TV shows were halted since the third week of March.
Taking stock of the situation, Vijay TV came forward to help the considerable volume of daily wagers, Technicians, and artists employed in leading fiction and non-fiction shows of the channel and earmarked Rs 75 lacs which is equivalent to the cumulative monthly earnings of their Junior Crew members to compensate them during this testing times.
The Channel has distributed the amount through the Production Companies, which are producing their leading shows, and subsequently ensured the same got credited to the respective accounts of the beneficiaries.
Production Companies such as Fiction Team and Global Village took to social media to reveal the act of kindness displayed by the broadcaster and senior management team, which acted behind the scenes to extend the dole out.