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RK studios fire: Rishi Kapoor is all set to build a ‘state-of-the-art’ studio

Actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to share the latest updates on the re-construction of RK Studios, which was gutted down by a massive fire on Saturday. He shared a 1950s picture from the sets of 'Awara' and a now picture where we can see the destroyed sets.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 20, 2017 1:16 pm
rishi, rishi kapoor, rk studios Rishi Kapoor shares a ‘then and now’ picture of RK Studios on Twitter.

Actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to share the latest updates on the re-construction of RK Studios, which was gutted down by a massive fire recently. While the fire took place on the Chembur sets of reality TV show Super Dancer 2 on Saturday, Rishi was deeply saddened by the news and expressed his grief through multiple posts on Twitter.

Yesterday evening, he has also shared a picture which dates back to 1950 where RK Studios is getting readied for a dream sequence in ‘Awara’. He captioned the image as, “1950.RK Studios stage No:1 being readied for Dusserah inauguration with the film Awara. Dream sequence was to be shot.” He also shared another photo from now and promises that the re-constructed studio will be a state-of-the-art studio. He wrote, “2017 September 16th. Gutted by a devastating inferno. Scars shall remain but will build a state of the art studio.”

Rishi Kapoor had earlier expressed his grief over the loss in multiple tweets. “Sad. A major fire broke out at RK Studios. We have lost the iconic Stage 1. Thankfully, no casualties nor injuries. All your concerns appreciated,” he posted. “A Studio can be built again but the loss of the irreplaceable memorabilia and costumes of all RK Films, is tragic for all. Fire took it away,” read another tweet.

The popular studio was set up by the showman Raj Kapoor in 1948. Some iconic films such as Raj Kapoor and Nargis’ ‘Awara’, ‘Aag’, ‘Barsaat’, ‘Shri 420’, ‘Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai’, ‘Mera Naam Joker’ and ‘Bobby’ which also marks to be the debut film for Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia.

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    DD Agrawal
    Sep 23, 2017 at 12:19 am
    Oh NO!
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