'Passenger bane, Pareshani nahi': Filming Insta Reels, dance videos are banned in Delhi Metro, says DMRC

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has reiterated that filming insta reels or dance videos inside Delhi metro is banned and the passengers can be penalised if caught doing so. “Filming reels, dance videos or any other such activities that may cause inconvenience to the passengers is strictly prohibited inside the Delhi Metro,” DMRC reiterated in a release.

DMRC posted a tweet urging travellers to not cause trouble for other passangers. “Travel, don’t cause trouble,” DMRC tweeted.

DMRC has repeatedly issued advised passengers of not filming videos and disturbing other passengers. Lately, there has been a rise in the number of people making Instagram reels inside metro coaches. Several such videos has gone viral on the social media.

“Organised shooting inside the metro is strictly prohibited, prior permission needs to be taken even for film shoots. If we do grant permission, some amount is also charged as a token of apology for the inconvenience caused to the commuters,” a DMRC official told Hindustan Times

“The viral videos on social media might be fun to watch, but the faces of other passengers reveal their discomfort and shock at being included. That should not happen,” he told Hindustan Times.

DMRC has also issued similar advisory in February. DMRC used a reference from the Oscar-winning song ‘Naatu Naatu’ from ‘RRR’ and wrote, “Dance is fun but Delhi Metro mein Na-Naacho Naacho Naacho”.

Before that DMRC had shared a mene based on popular dance realty show. The meme was posted with a caption “Metro mein ‘safar’ karein, ‘suffer’ naa karayein (travel in the metro, don’t make others suffer)”.


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