Karan Tacker was thrilled about sharing screen space with father Kuku for a television commercial of an apparel brand. However, the actor had to turn down the lucrative offer when the brand officials, who had initially decided to shoot the ad remotely, altered their plans and asked the father-son duo to report to a Madh Island set.

While the brand had apparently initiated talks with the actor late last month, a source reveals that the production team intimated him of the revised plan last week.

“Citing that multiple shoots had resumed across the city, they requested Karan and his father to film the commercial over an eight-hour shift at Madh Island. The actor told them in no uncertain terms that the shoot could pose a risk to his 67-year-old father who has underlying health issues, and bowed out of the commitment,” says the source.

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