In a latest development, F3 director Anil Ravipudi has apparently tested COVID positive. The Sarileru Neekevarru director is currently in self-isolation and his condition is said to be stable.
As per reports, his latest directorial venture a sequel to the 2019 film F2: Fun and Frustration had commenced shooting again after the lockdown ended.
The principal shooting of the film began in December 2020 and was stalled later due to the pandemic, which had ensued.
As of now, the film's third schedule shooting had commenced in Mysore. With the director now testing positive the shooting has apparently been stalled. Recently, Anil Ravipudi revealed this shooting schedule on social media.
It seems that most of the scenes to be shot were related to hero Venkatesh.
The film stars Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah, and Mehreen Pirzada, with the music composed by Devi Sri Prasad.
The film is slated to release on 27 August 2021 and is produced by producer Dil Raju under his Sri Venkateswara Creations banner.
Producer Dil Raju also tested COVID positive a few days ago after his first collaboration with actor Pawan Kalyan -Vakeel Saab released. The director had participated in many events for the promotion of the film and had also conducted a pre-release event. Not just him, Vakeel Saab hero Pawan Kalyan also went into self-isolation in his farmhouse and he also subsequently tested COVID Positive.
There is a surge in the number of positive cases is across the country with the corona second wave. In this order, celebrities from the film industry and politics are falling prey to the dreaded virus.
Actor Sonu Sood also stated on Saturday that he had tested COVID positive and is in quarantine.
Actor Sonu Sood tests Positive for COVID-19. He self isolated himself and gave this information through social media. Wishing @SonuSood a speed recovery.#COVID19 #coronavirus #positive #recovery #coronaPositive pic.twitter.com/0B7PwU07K3— Sakshi Post (@SakshiPost) April 17, 2021
F-3 stars Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Mehreen and Tamanna, Anjali, Sunil and is produced under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations. The film crew will soon announce the new shooting schedule for the film later.