The iconic RK Studio suffered a major fire break out today. The film has housed numerous films under its banner. Six fire engines and five water tankers are trying to put out the blazing fire at the studio.
The studio also housed the logistics of the RK Films Production company both established by and named after Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor.
Chief of Mumbai fire brigade PS Rahangadale said, “an alert all was received the by the department at around 14:22 hrs and fire fighters reached the spot within 5 minutes.
The unfortunate incident was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, decoration equipment in the ground floor of the building, he added.
The efforts to control the blaze were on and the cause of the fire will be ascertained after a formal inquiry, informed another official.
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