A massive fire broke out at Mumbai's iconic RK studios destroying the sets of the reality show Super Dancer 2. However, no casualties were reported as no shooting was underway. The team has already shot couple of episodes and will be resuming the shoot soon. As per reports, the sets will be reconstructed by the first week of October.The fire reportedly spread out from the electrical wing at the ground floor to the rest of the part.The flames were controlled with the help of six fire tenders and five water tankers by the eveningThe fire reportedly spread out from the electrical wing at the ground floor to the rest of the part. Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to express his grief. ''Sad a major fire broke out at RK Studios. We have lost the iconic Stage 1. Thankfully no causalities nor injuries. All you concerns appreciated,'' he wrote on the micro-blogging site.
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
A Studio can be built again but the loss of the irreplaceable memorabilia and costumes of all RK Films,is tragic for all. Fire took it away— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 16, 2017
Many prominent faces of Bollywood faternity also expressed their sadness over the damage. Farah Khan, Anupam Kher, Farhan Akhtar also showed their concern on Twitter.
Just heard about the fire at RK Studios.. here's hoping no one is injured.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 16, 2017
Such sad news.. hav shot so many songs there including " happy new year 's.. iconic studio https://t.co/oRTnnxQcT0— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) September 17, 2017
Truly irreplaceable Chintuji, breaks my heart... but the love respect & fond memories for RK Films will always remain etched in our minds! https://t.co/0tonLdRzUT— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) September 17, 2017
Feeling terrible about the #RKStudio fire. Have unbelievable memories and life lessons about the legendary studio. Hope people are safe.— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) September 16, 2017
Sad about the fire at #RKStudio! Hard to see history in flames. Hope all are safe....that's what matters. Even the great RK would wish that.— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) September 16, 2017
#Rkstudios fire will sadden everyone as its seeped in our psyche.. I have shot for months on that iconic stage no1.. 😢— Rohit Roy (@rohitroy500) September 16, 2017
Just so so sad to see the iconic #RKStudios go up in flames like that. 😢Thank God no casualties. 🙏🏻— SONAL CHAUHAN (@sonalchauhan7) September 17, 2017
The studio was established by legendary star Raj Kapoor in 1948. Aag was the first film to be made under the banner. Later the responsibility of the studio was taken over by Randhir Kapoor after the showman's demise in 1988.