Three Assistant Directors killed after crane falls at Kamal Haasan's movie set
New Delhi : Three men have been killed on the sets of Kamal Haasan's upcoming movie Indian 2 set after a crane they were sitting on broke and crashed on to the ground. All the three men were Assistant Directors of the movie.
Nine other people were injured in the accident.
"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. The incident happened at 9:30 pm on Wednesday," a police officer told NDTV.
The sequel of 1996 movie Indian is being directed by Shankar; it is not clear if he was present at the site during the time of accident.
"Kamal Haasan was at another location inside the complex when the incident happened," said a source who asked not to be identified.
"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.