A major fire broke out at the iconic R K Studio in Chembur on Saturday afternoon. As many as six fire tenders and five water tanks have been deployed to douse the flame.
R K Studio houses the logistics of the R K Films production company, both established by and named after veteran actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor.
P S Rahangdale, the chief of the Mumbai fire brigade, said “The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, decoration equipment in the 100×80 sq ft area on the ground floor of the building,” he said.
Sources say, the fire was first detected at around 2:20PM Indian Standard Time on Saturday afternoon.
There are also reports that the fire broke out from the sets of dance reality TV show “Super Dancer Season 2”
“Luckily, no one was injured as the set of the Sony Entertainment Television show was locked and no one was shooting…. We shot at the location last week, and the next shoot was scheduled for September 29 or 30” a person was quote as saying.
— Mumbai Mirror (@MumbaiMirror) September 16, 2017
Sad A major fire broke out at RK StudiosWe have lost the iconic Stage 1 Thankfully no casualties nor injuries. All your concerns appreciated
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 16, 2017
Feeling terrible about the #RKStudio fire. Have unbelievable memories and life lessons about the legendary studio. Hope people are safe.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) September 16, 2017
Sad about the fire at #RKStudio! Hard to see history in flames. Hope all are safe….that's what matters. Even the great RK would wish that.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) September 16, 2017