Akkineni Nagarjuna’s Annapurna Studios was caught in a terrible fire incident in Hyderabad on Monday event. The fire broke out on a film set at the Tollywood's famous Annapurna Studios in Banjara Hills. "A film set caught fire at around 6.15 P.M, following which four fire tenders were pressed into service. Though flames were very high, the blaze was completely extinguished within two hours," Hyderabad Assistant District Fire Officer Y Prabhakar Reddy told PTI.
He said no casualties are reported in the incident. According to another Fire official, the exact cause of the blaze was being ascertained.
However, prima facie short circuit is suspected to be the cause, he said. Annapurna Studios, promoted by noted film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna , is one of the oldest studios in South India.
Annapurna Studios was established in 1975 by the late Telugu actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni. part from producing and distributing films, it also provides other facilities that vary from editing, dubbing, outdoor sets, sets construction. The studio was named after the veteran actor’s wife – Annapurna Akkineni. The studio is now run by Nagarjuna.
It mainly produces and distributes Telugu films and also provides various production facilities, including sound stages for set construction, outdoor sets, editing, dubbing and digital intermediate suites.
(With PTI Inputs)
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