Tollywood employees finish stir, to renew work from Friday


Hyderabad, Jun 23 (IANS): Telugu Movie Business Staff Federation on Thursday introduced that the movie employees have known as off their indefinite strike and can be resuming work from Friday.

The Federation introduced {that a} coordination committee headed by movie producer Dil Raju will contemplate the demand of the employees for wage revision and decide.

The committee is anticipated to determine the quantum of hike on Friday.

The breakthrough got here after the Federation and Movie Producers’ Council held talks on the recommendation of Telangana Cinematography Minister T. Srinivas Yadav.

For a second consecutive day on Thursday, hundreds of movie employees in Tollywood stayed away from work demanding higher wages, bringing movie manufacturing to a halt.

Capturing and different manufacturing associated works of at the very least 25 movies in Hyderabad was affected as a result of strike by 20,000 employees.

Telugu Movie Chamber was insisting that it’s going to talk about wage problem with the employees in the event that they return to work.

The problem reached Srinivas Yadav on Thursday. He suggested each the edges to type out the problem amicably by means of talks.

Representatives of Telugu Movie Business Staff Federation and Movie Producers’ Council known as on the minister individually to temporary him on their issues.

Whereas the Federation leaders instructed the minister the employees’ demand for 45 per cent hike in wage is justified, the producers conveyed to him that this could impose a burden on them at a time once they had been but to completely recuperate from the influence of Covid-19 pandemic.

The employees’ unions, comprising 24 crafts of cinema, had known as for indefinite strike to press for his or her demand.

The employees mentioned that they had lengthy been demanding revision in wages in view of the growing value of gasoline, all important commodities and college charges. They mentioned they prolonged all cooperation to the filmmakers by not urgent for his or her demand because the movie producers had been hit exhausting by Covid-19.

The union leaders mentioned they had been compelled to launch the protest as no steps had been taken to fulfill their demand although that they had been discussing the problems with the Telugu Movie Chamber for the final six months.

They mentioned because the movie business has recovered from the influence of Covid and has produced some massive hits together with pan-India films, the Movie Chamber ought to take the initiative and handle their long-pending demand.

The protest had affected manufacturing of movies, together with Chiranjeevi’s ‘Waltair Veerayya’, ‘Bholaa Shankar’ and Prabhas’ ‘Salaar’ and ‘RC 15’.




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