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‘Horrific accident’: three killed, 10 injured after crane collapses on ‘Indian 2’ Bollywood film set (PHOTOS)

‘Horrific accident’: 3 killed, 10 injured after crane collapses on ‘Indian 2’ Bollywood movie set (PHOTOS)


A significant accident on a movie set in India has left three crew members useless and 10 others with critical accidents after an enormous crane tipped over and got here crashing down on the film lot.

The crane fell as crew members labored to construct a set for an upcoming motion thriller, ‘Indian 2,’ on the EVP Studios in Chennai on Wednesday night time. These injured had been rushed to the hospital for therapy and firefighters had been despatched in to clear away particles.

The aftermath of the catastrophe was captured in photographs that surfaced on social media, exhibiting wreckage from the downed crane.

Actor Kamal Haasan, who stars within the movie, took to Twitter with condolences for the victims and their households shortly after the incident.

“At the moment’s accident is probably the most horrific I’ve seen in my movie profession,” he mentioned. “I’ve misplaced three colleagues however my ache pales compared to the grief of those that have misplaced their family members. My deepest sympathies to them.”

One other star within the film, actress Rakul Singh, who was not on set on the time, additionally famous the tragedy on-line, stating she was “shocked” to listen to what occurred to her co-workers.

Whereas preliminary stories mentioned movie director Shankar Shanmugam had sustained a damaged leg within the accident, he later clarified that he was not injured. Each his private aide and an assistant director had been killed, nevertheless.

Police are actually investigating the reason for the tragedy.

A sequel to Shankar’s 1996 vigilante crime thriller, ‘Indian 2’ is predicted to display someday in 2021, although it’s unclear whether or not Wednesday’s accident will set again its schedule.

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