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Fire at film set on Annapurna Studios in Hyd; none hurt

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A fire broke out on a film set at the Tollywood's famous Annapurna Studios in Banjara Hills here this evening.

"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," Assistant District Fire Officer Y Prabhakar Reddy told PTI tonight.


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

Annapurna Studios was established in 1975 by the late Telugu actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni.

It mainly produces and distributes Telugu films and also provides various production facilities, including sound stages for set construction, outdoor sets, editing, dubbing and intermediate suites.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 23:28 IST
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