One Person Died on the Sets of Padmavati – Padmavati First Schedule Wrapped Up
A tragic accident took place on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial venture Padmavati, starring Deepika Padukone, Raveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. This accident took a life on Sunday.
“Mukesh Dakia, a resident of Moracha Pada in Aarey Colony, fell on his back from a height of 5 feet. He sustained severe head injuries,” said a police official, according to a
report. Mukesh Dakia who was a painter was declared dead on arrival at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. The police are investigating the matter and have registered a case of accidental death.
The report quoted DCP Kiran Kumar Chavan says, “We have filed an accidental death report (ADR) and are probing the matter — how he fell from that height. If any safety negligence is found, we will deal with it strictly.”
A spokesperson from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production company came out, “What took place was extremely unfortunate and completely unforeseen. We are making every effort to help the authorities. Our support and prayers are with deceased’s family in this time of grief.”
Padmavati’s art director assured everyone that proper safety precautions were taken on the film’s sets and that no one could have foreseen “such a rare and unfortunate occurrence.”
Just few days back, Padmavati was in news as Shahid Kapoor wrapped up first schedule of Padmavati! The Udta Punjab actor took to his Instagram account to inform about the wrap up of the first schedule. Shahid wrote
“Night shoots and morning wraps. #padmavati first sched wraps today. Loving it.”
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus, Padmavati is scheduled to release on November 17, 2017.