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.
— Shabbir Ahmed (@Ahmedshabbir20) February 19, 2020
Tragedy strikes the #Indian2 set. A crane crashed on the units of Indian 2 leading to three useless and a number of other folks being severely injured. Media report Director #Shankar additionally injured. Extraordinarily stunning and unhappy!Might the departed souls relaxation in peace.Prayers for many who are injured. pic.twitter.com/nt6GyxV4Z8
— George Vijay (@VijayIsMyLife) February 19, 2020
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.”
— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) February 19, 2020
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.
Shocked to listen to concerning the accident on the set of my movie indian 2.. I don’t even know the best way to course of the lack of lives.. my Coronary heart goes out to households of the deceased .. extraordinarily extraordinarily unhappy 😔
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) February 20, 2020
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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