Several videos surfaced on the internet where one could see fire engines on the spot trying to douse the fire. Tankers and a JCB could also be spotted at the film’s set. While no injuries have been reported, efforts to douse the flame is currently underway.
A spokesperson was quoted saying, “We had an unfortunate incident today on the sets of Adipurush. Thankfully, no one has been hurt and everyone is safe and sound. We thank Mumbai fire brigade and Mumbai Police for their support.”
Meanwhile, the magnum opus went on the floors on Tuesday morning. ‘Baahubali’ actor Prabhas shared the update about the film on Instagram with a poster that had ‘Aarambh’ (beginning) written over it. Announcing that the shooting for the film has begun, Prabhas also wrote, “#Adipurush aarambh #SaifAliKhan @omraut,” in the caption of the post.
While Prabhas will be seen portraying the central role of ‘Adipurush’ in the film, Saif will be essaying the role of the main antagonist ‘Lankesh’ which the makers had earlier dubbed as the “world`s most intelligent demon.”
The 3D feature film is an adaptation of the Indian epic that revolves around the triumph of good over evil. The movie will be shot in Hindi and Telugu and it will be dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and several other foreign languages. The film, produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Om Raut, Prasad Sutar, and Rajesh Nair, has been slated to hit the big screens in 2022.