Exclusive: Georgia schedule of Prabhas 20 called off due to coronavirus outbreak
The makers have voluntarily agreed to cancel the Europe schedule of the Prabhas and Pooja Hegde-starrer amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
The ongoing Georgia schedule of Prabhas 20, also starring Pooja Hegde, has been called off abruptly by the makers due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The decision comes after the rise of positive cases across Europe. The entire team of Prabhas 20 will fly out on Tuesday morning and are expected to reach Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday.
"The makers of Prabhas 20 deserve commendation have voluntarily agreed to cancel the shoot of the Prabhas-starrer for a few weeks. They will review the situation and take a call on when to resume the shoot in the coming days," informs a source close to the development.
After wrapping up a schedule each in Italy and Hyderabad, the team was in Georgia on March 10 to shoot crucial scenes featuring Prabhas, Pooja Hegde, and Priyadarshi Pullikonda among others in a specially-constructed flea market set.
Directed by Radha Krishna Kumar, Prabhas 20 will see the Baahubali actor play a palm reader, while Pooja essays the role of a school teacher. The film is expected to be released early next year.