Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has accepted to resume the film shootings and production works in a phased manner amid the nationwide lockdown. Rao suggested that everyone should follow the Covid-19 preventive measures and lockdown guidelines while shooting and other film production related works.The CM said that since millions of people are dependent on the film industry, there is a need to allow the film shootings, production works and reopening of the theatres. He said, initially, indoor production works with less number of people can be commenced. In the next phase, in June, the film shootings can begin. Lastly, based on the situation then, a decision on the film theatres reopening can be taken.