Vishnu Vishal pays full salary to technicians of three film teams during coronavirus crisis
Actor Vishnu Vishal, who is also a film producer, has earned a lot of respect among his peers with his deeds. Director Arun Vaidyanathan took to Twitter to reveal that the Ratsasan actor has been taking care of three film teams by paying them full salary.
The actor is presently producing three films featuring himself under his production house, Vishnu Vishal Studioz. FIR, Mohandas and an untitled film are the three films that are under different stages of production.
The nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Many companies have laid off people and cut salaries across levels to cope up with the economic slowdown. However, Vishnu Vishal has decided to pay full salaries to his production, office staff and creative team during the lockdown.
Read about @TheVishnuVishal taking care of the three creative teams, production staff & office staff with full salary so that they survive. With the uncertainty of COVID 19, his own projects...his gesture of reaching out is commendable. Charity begins from home. Inspiring!— Arun Vaidyanathan (@Arunvaid) May 5, 2020
Director Arun Vaidyanathan wrote, "Read about @TheVishnuVishal taking care of the three creative teams, production staff & office staff with a full salary so that they survive. With the uncertainty of COVID 19, his own projects...his gesture of reaching out is commendable. Charity begins from home. Inspiring! (sic)."
The tweet went viral on social media with many people appreciating his kind gesture. Vishnu Vishal has earned the respect of fellow producers in the film fraternity.
Ahead of the lockdown, Vishnu Vishal and team were shooting for their upcoming film, FIR, at Hyderabad airport. The film has been put on hold due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Apart from FIR, Vishnu Vishal has Mohandas and an untitled film.