Mumbai: As a mark of solidarity with Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray who remains in a critical condition, cine artists and other associations have called for a complete shutdown of the Mumbai film industry on Thursday.
As per reports, film as well as TV serial shooting has been suspended at most studios. Many artists have also voluntarily decided to stay away from work.
The health condition of 86-year-old Bala Saheb remains critical even as a team of doctors are keeping a close watch on his condition. His condition has shown marginal improvement, prompting doctors to take him off life support.
Reports said that Thackeray has started responding to the medications.
Thousands of anxious partymen and his admirers have converged outside ‘Matoshree’ to get first hand information about the health condition of the octogenarian.