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Fire breaks out on the set of Prabhas movie Adipurush

A source close to the film's unit told indianexpress.com that Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan were not present on the set when the fire broke out.

Written by Komal RJ Panchal | Mumbai |
Updated: February 2, 2021 10:36:27 pm
AdipurushAdipurush went on floors in Mumbai on Tuesday morning. (Photo: Prabhas/Instagram)

A level 2 fire broke out on the set of Adipurush in Mumbai on Tuesday around 4:10 pm. Around fifty to sixty people were present on the film’s set at Retro Grounds behind Inorbit Mall in Goregaon area in Mumbai.

According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, eight fire engines, five jumbo tankers, one water tanker and a JCB were rushed to the spot. A fireman sustained minor injuries, officials told PTI, adding that the blaze was doused by late evening.

Akshay Tarte (24), a fire brigade personnel, was injured and taken to a private hospital. He was discharged later.

A source close to the film’s unit told indianexpress.com that Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan were not present on the set when the fire broke out.

 

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He said, “The film’s director Om Raut and Marathi actor Surya were present on the set and the shooting was happening against a chroma screen. Some VFX scenes were being shot too. No one on the set was injured. The cast and crew was present on set today are safe.”

Om Raut’s magnum opus Adipurush went on floors on Tuesday morning. Prabhas took to Instagram to share a poster of the movie along with the word ‘Aarambh’ (begins) written on it.

Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan are scheduled to start shooting for Adipurush from mid-February.

(With inputs from PTI)

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