According to police, actor Jimmy Shergill and National Award winning director Eeshwar Nivas were among 35 people who broke COVID-19 lockdown rules while shooting in Ludhiana, Punjab.
The director and his crew were filming for the web series ‘Your Honor’, a remake of an Israeli web show, in a private school without permission even though COVID19 protocol was being followed.
A case was registered against them on Tuesday night.
A crew of 150 people was filming at the set around 8pm, 2 hours after the restrictions to curb the virus were put in effect. Shortly after the police arrived.
Nivas, along with two others, was arrested but later granted bail.
The case has been registered under various sections of the law which include negligence around spreading infection of dangerous disease.