In a shocking accident, three people died and nine injured on the set of Kamal Haasan’s upcoming film, Indian 2 in Chennai. Reportedly, director Shankar is also injured and is being treated at a hospital while Kamal Haasan escaped unhurt. Reports suggest, a crane allegedly fell on the technicians while they were prepping up for the shooting at EVP film city on Wednesday night. Lyca Productions took to twitter and shared an official statement as they lost three team members. “No words could ease what we truly feel. We have lost 3 of our hardworking technicians, ” the makers wrote in an official statement on Twitter.
Kamal Haasan took to Twitter and expressed his grief as three people died and 9 injured on the sets of his upcoming film, Indian 2. Haasan tweeted his condolences in Tamil: “Today’s accident is the most horrific I have seen in my film career. I have lost three colleagues but my pain pales in comparison to the grief of those who have lost their loved ones. My deepest sympathies to them.”
He further added, “I have met those in the hospital and have also spoken to the doctors and with my strong hope that the injured will recover soon I await the dawn of tomorrow.”
Actress Varalaxmi also expressed her shock over the disturbing accident. She wrote, “Death is natural.. but when untimely deaths happen it’s extremely heartbreaking and frustrating.. we may not know those families but we have all experienced loss.. my heart goes out to the 3 families from the #Indian2Accident may their souls rest in peace..!! @LycaProductions.”
The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and are being treated. Kamal Haasan is expected to visit them today. Meanwhile, an inquiry is underway and the case has been registered for further investigations.
The three deceased were 29-year-old food provider, 60-year-old food provider, and a 34-year-old assistant director.