In Spite Of Flight Ban, Shabana Azmi Flies Off To London For A Shoot

London , in case you haven’t noticed, is  under lockdownagain after the upsurge  of a  new strain of the Covid.Flights between India  and  UK  stand  cancelled.Shabana  Azmi who  was  committed to doing an international  project in London almost cancelled  her plans.

“Because  of  the  new Covid  upsurge there was  no  way I could reach London from Mumbai.So until the last minute I was sure I’d have to cancel. Then with great difficulty I  managed to  find  a way to reach London via Dubai. I am flying from Delhi to Dubai where I’ve to take  an overnight break.In  Dubai I’ll have to get  all my Covidtests  done again. Only when I’m declared all-clear would I be allowed  to fly to London from Dubai,” Shabana told me  just before taking  off from Delhi.

Speaking of her travel travails the  super-talented actress says normal seems far away. “We all hoped 2021  would see  things back to normal. But that’s just not happening. We are a long way  off from normalcy. To work under Covid guidelines in  very difficult. But we have to  get back to our jobs now. There’s no other option,” Shabanasighed before  flying off.

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