3 killed after crane crashes on sets of Kamal Haasan

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3 killed after crane crashes on sets of Kamal Haasan

 Entertainment Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:52 AM, 20 February 2020  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Three assistant directors were killed when a crane collapsed on the sets of actor Kamal Haasan's upcoming film 'Indian 2' on Wednesday night.  

The accident took place at around 9:30 PM during the movie’s shooting at the EVP Film City, a private cinema studio, on the outskirts of Chennai. 

The deceased are - assistant director Krishna, art assistant Chandran and Madhu, a production assistant, production house Lyca.

Nine others who were injured in the incident have been admitted to various government hospitals in the city. 

According to local media, the men were inside the box-like structure on top of the crane when it crashed. It appears they were working on lighting for the shoot. Kamal Haasan was at another location inside the complex when the incident happened. 

"The accident is cruel. I lost three colleagues. More than my pain, the grief of their families would be immense. I share their sorrow. My deep condolences to them," Kamal Haasan said after the accident.

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