On Saturday, the set of TV reality show ‘Super Dance Season 2’ was completely erased due to a fire in Mumbai’s famous RK studio,
This studio was established by Raj Kapoor in Chembur in Mumbai in 1948.
There is no news of casualties in this incident. In order to extinguish the fire, six fire engines and five tankers of water were planted.
Here some episodes of ‘Super Dance Season 2’ were filmed, but there was no plan to shoot on Saturday.
The show is going to be broadcast on Sony Entertainment Television from September 30 and many of its episodes have already been filmed.
On the incident, Rishi Kapoor has expressed sadness in tweeting.
He tweeted, “Sad A major fire broke out at RK StudiosWe have lost the iconic Stage 1 Thankfully no casualties nor injuries. All your concerns appreciated.”
In another tweet, he wrote, “A Studio can be built again but the loss of the irreplaceable memorabilia and costumes of all RK Films, is tragic for all. The fire took it away.”
Mumbai Fire Brigade Chief PS Rahangdale said that the fire was about 2.20 pm in the afternoon.
He said, “By the evening the fire was overrun and now the work is being done to cool down the building. There are no casualties in the incident.”
A fire started from the basement of the building and soon it spread to a large part. Black smoke and flames were coming out from the building.
Many famous films made here
In this studio, Raj Kapoor, his brothers, and children have shot many films for decades and have given many memorable films.
Here under RK Banner Many memorable films like ‘Aag’, ‘Barsaat’, ‘Awara’, ‘Shri. 420’, ‘Jis Desh Mein Ganga bahthi hein ‘, ‘Mera Naam Joker’, ‘Bobby’, ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ were shot.
The last film under RK Banner was made, ‘Aa Ab Laut Chale.’ Rishi Kapoor was the director of this film.
When Raj kapoor died in 1988, his eldest son Randhir Kapoor took over the studio.