Major fire at Prabhas, Saif's `Adipurush' set, one injured

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(Eds: Updating) Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) A major fire broke out at the set of 'Adipurush', a film starring actors Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan, in suburban Goregaon on Tuesday afternoon.

A fireman sustained minor injuries, officials said, adding that the blaze was doused by late evening.

Khan and Prabhas were not present when the incident took place.

Akshay Tarte (24), a fire brigade personnel, was injured and taken to a private hospital. He was discharged later.

The film went on floors on Tuesday with a special set erected on open ground near Inorbit Mall in Bangur Nagar.

The fire started around 4:10 pm, a police official said, adding that eight fire engines and six water tankers were rushed to the spot.

A source said director Om Raut and a small crew were filming on the set.

'Prabhas and Saif were not present,' he added.

Fire brigade officials declared it to be a `level two' fire which is considered as major.

The film, backed by T-series, is slated to be released in theaters on August 11, 2022. PTI ZA JUR KRK KRK