New Delhi: In a tragic turn of events, two Kannada actors have gone missing and are feared drowned after a stunt form the film ‘Mastigudi’ went wrong at Tippagondanahalli Lake on Magadi Road which is almost 35KM west of Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The two actors were performing an action stunt for the film ‘Mastigudi’ starring Duniya Vijay.
Performing an action stunt for the movie at around 3pm on Monday, Duniya Vijay and other two actors, Anil and Uday, jumped into the lake from the helicopter. While, Vijay swam to the shore, the other two actors were nowhere to be seen. Following the incident a search operation has been launched to locate the two actors.
As per sources, the adequate safety measures were not taken during the shoot, and prior rehearsal for the shoot had not taken place. Commenting on the incident, police said that the chances of locating the duo are very less.
Many accidents in the past have occurred during film shoots. The most infamous case out of Bollywood was the freak injury suffered by Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of ‘Coolie’, when the actor ruptured his intestine during the shooting of a fight sequence.