Deepika ditches ‘Project K’ launch at Comic-Con in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA strike

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone skipped the release occasion of her rather predicted movie, Project K, at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) hung on Thursday, July 20. The decision to overlook the occasion become in the wake of the continuing strike by using the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (SAG-AFTRA) – of which she’s a member of – within the United States.

Her co-stars Prabhas and Kamal Haasan unveiled Project K’s respectable title, trailer, and release date at the San Diego Comic-Con. The Rebel Star actor posted photos of him on the SDCC searching dapper in a royal blue match. However, an industry insider, as quoted through news corporation PTI, discovered that Padukone is adhering to SAG-AFTRA suggestions for actors during the strike.The source clarified that the union has prohibited actors from supplying promotional or publicity services. “With the SAG-AFTRA strike underway, the union has designated that actors can’t offer promotional or publicity offerings. That extends to appearances at conventions, along with the San Diego Comic-Con. Accordingly, as a member of SAG-AFTRA and consistent with their membership policies, Deepika Padukone will no longer be attending,” the booklet discovered.

The Piku actor’s harmony with SAG-AFTRA isn’t an isolated case amongst Indian celebrities. Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas also expressed guide for the Hollywood actors’ union. On her Instagram account, Chopra-Jonas shared a poster declaring ‘SAG-AFTRA strong’ and wrote, “I stand with my union and co-workers. In unity, we build a better day after today.”

The ongoing actors and writers’ strike, officially declared via SAG-AFTRA on July 14, has considerably impacted the entertainment industry. The union represents round 160,000 performers globally, inclusive of movie and tv actors, and has imposed restrictions on its contributors. During the strike, SAG-AFTRA individuals are refraining from collaborating in film excursions, promotions, festivals, premieres, and award suggests.Project K, directed through Nag Ashwin, made records because the first-ever Indian movie to debut on the SDCC. Alongside Paudkone, the film boasts a stellar solid including Amitabh Bachchan, Rana Daggubati, Disha Patani, and others.

The movie’s manufacturing banner, Vyjayanthi Movies, supplied a glimpse into India’s vibrant culture and the awe-inspiring global of technology fiction for the duration of the occasion’s conversations and performances.

Padukone made her Hollywood debut in 2017 with XXX: Return of Xander Cage along Vin Diesel. Ever in view that, she has been energetic in helping Indian cinema on global platforms – specifically with her as the presenter to introduce the Oscar-winner Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s RRR because the Best Original Song on the 95th Academy Awards earlier this year.

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