Man dies on the sets of Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani's 'Kabir Singh'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 25, 2019, 02:07 PM(IST)

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'Kabir Singh', a remake of Telegu hit 'Arjun Reddy', is slated to release on June 21.

A man died in a freak accident on the sets of Shahid Kapoor's upcoming film 'Kabir Singh' on Thursday in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. 

Ram Kumar, 35, a resident of Uttar Pradesh died before the commencement of the shoot , a statement released by Studios and T Series Films, said. 

According to the makers, Kumar was working with the film's unit from Dehradun as a generator operator. And while he was checking the water level in the generator, his muffler got entangled with the generator's fan and in the process, he too was pulled in. 

Kumar, who had sustained serious injuries on his head, was immediately rushed to hospital in Dehradun where he was put on the ventilator for a few hours before he passed away. 

Kumar is survived by three brothers and a sister, the statement said. 

The producers of the film in a joint statement expressed their grief. 

"We are deeply saddened by the loss. We are extending our deepest sympathies to the family of Ram Kumar. We are offering support to the family in the immediate aftermath of this tragic event," the statement read. 

The film, a remake of Telegu hit 'Arjun Reddy', is slated to release on June 21. The film stars Kiara Advani opposite Shahid. 

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