Fire breaks out at RK Studios in Chembur

Major fire breaks out at famous RK Studios in Mumbai. Courtesy ANI news

The fire damaged sets of dance reality TV show "Super Dancer Season 2", reports said.

The studio, based on VN Purav Marg in Chembur, was founded by legendary Hindi film actor, director, and producer Raj Kapoor.

The famous studio was initially founded and setup by the showman Raj Kapoor in 1948 and is now operational under the supervision of Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor.

More details are awaited. "Thankfully, no casualties. All your concerns appreciated", veteran actor Rishi Kapoor tweeted on behalf of the family.

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As of now, no injuries have been reported in the incident. P S Rahangdale, the chief of the Mumbai fire brigade, was quoted in a PTI report saying an alert call was received by the department around 2.22 pm and fire fighters reached the spot within five minutes.

Fire officials initially assumed it was a minor blaze. We hope that we will be able do the needful by then and get the set ready. The area witnessed traffic snarls as fire tenders, water tankers and several ambulances were rushed to the site.

"No one was present on the set while the studio caught fire". Govandi police have registered a case of accident and said they waiting for the fire brigade probe.

Awaara, Shri 420, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai, Mera Naam Joker, Bobby, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Ram Teri Ganga Maili are some of the other films made under the banner. Rishi Kapoor had directed Aa Ab Laut Chalen under the banner.

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