Fire at Annapurna Studio, Manam and Sye Raa sets reduced to ashes

14 November, 2017, 12:07 | Author: Eloise Marshall
  • Fire at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad, none injured

Way back in 2011 and 2013 also, there were fire accidents at Annapurna Studios due to short circuits.

An vast fire accident occurred at Annapurna Studios, Hyderabad today. Fire personnel were yet to ascertain what triggered the blaze.

The reports also suggest that two film sets were detroyed completely because of the fire attack. The sets were said to be empty when the incident took place, the Times of India reported.

Annapurna Studios, promoted by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, was set up in 1975 by late Telugu actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni. According to him, the loss is estimated to be around '2 crore. The set which was erected for blockbuster Manam movie that featured Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya, Akhil and Samantha was reduced to ashes. No casualties have been reported as both the sets were vacant. Several movies, reality shows and television sops are shot at Annapurna Studio on a regular basis and sources said quite a few people were at the facility when the fire mishap happened. However, the fire damaged speakers, cables, setting lights and other equipment, at the main stage area at the auditorium.

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