Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)

Not in favour of going out to shoot, Debina says ‘desperatio­n is not good’

- Rishabh Suri

Debina Bonnerjee might have stepped out to shoot amid the pandemic in 2020, but she has decided to not do so this time around.

After shoots were suspended in Maharashtr­a on April 15, makers of various TV shows and films shifted them to other states and actors had to travel to these locations to keep the show going. The 38-year-old, however, says, “I have decided to wait it out right now. If I am telling people ‘jaan hai toh jahaan hai’, so much desperatio­n isn’t such a good thing.

Lucknow. They also got Covid; entire units got it. People are taking it lightly,” she says, stressing the need to “understand the gravity of the situation, and that we need to hold on for some time”.

Just before the restrictio­ns were imposed, Bonnerjee had started renovating her house. But all for utmost precaution, she recalls, “It had started in January this year and just before the lockdown was announced again, we stopped the work in March. It wasn’t even a handover; within fourfive days we wrapped up the work so that it was good enough for us to just shift back to.”

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