Bengaluru : A woman and a minor girl of eight years old died in a blast during the film shoot of a Kannada movie here in Bengalaru. As per police reports, “Two persons have died. Another one is injured,” assistant commissioner of Police (Sampigehalli division) Mohammed Humayun Nagte told PTI. According to police, the incident happened during the shooting of a blast scene for “Ranam”.
Another woman was injured, police said. The victims have been identified as Sumaira (28) and Ayira (8). The injured woman has not been identified. The three had come to see the film shoot, police said. Directed by V Samudra, the film has Chiranjeevi Sarja and Chethan in the lead roles.
In November 2016, stunt performers Anil and Uday drowned in a reservoir on the city outskirts during the shooting of ‘Mastigudi’. The duo were asked to jump off a helicopter though they did not know how to swim.
Investigations are being carried on the blast site. The identification of the injured is underway while police is looking into the safety measures of such blasts during film shoots are being taken seriously.