Massive fire accident in Annapurna Studios

Fire broke out at Annapurna Studios

Fire broke out at Annapurna Studios

Remember the handsome house in "Manam" in which Nageswara Rao Akkineni shot the key scenes of his last movie?

In an unfortunate incident, a major fire mishap occurred in prestigious Annapurna Studios which left many sets turned into ashes in minutes. Manam is the last movie of Akkineni Nagarjuna in which his father Akkineni Nageshwar Rao played his last act. The movie also features megastar Amitabh Bachchan. "We have fire extinguishers and a fire engine as well in the studio premises, but even before they reached the spot, fire submerged the whole setup", avered Nagarjuna, talking about the incident. Manam movie set was totally burnt.

Reports say that short circuit caused this massive fire.

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The 22-acre Annapurna Studios was set up in 1975 as a production and distribution company by the late legendary actor Nageswara Rao and was named after his wife.

According to the initial reports this fire accident took place because of electrical short circuit. The Fire authorities later brought the situations into control and an investigation is on about the fire accident.

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