Nagarjuna said nobody was injured, adding it was rather sad that the set erected for film "Manam" was gutted. "It's only a set; we can afford to lose a set but not lives", he said.
The news about the fire accident at Annapurna Studios came as a rude shock for many people in the industry as well as filmgoers. Another fire officer said a short-circuit may have caused the blaze, though the exact cause is being investigated.
Y Prabhakar Reddy has also said in the report that no casualities were reported in this incident.
Annapurna Studios, promoted by noted film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, is one of the oldest studios in South India. The legendary actor Akkineni Nageshwar Rao spent quite some time at the sets of Manam, his last movie.
It is reported almost eight movie sets gutted including that of Manam and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. Apart from producing and distributing films, it also provides other facilities that vary from editing, dubbing, outdoor sets, sets construction. 6 fire engines and water tanks were summoned immediately.
Fire breakdown was happened at Nagarjuna's Annapurna Studios. "All your concerns appreciated" Reportedly the sets of Super Dancer 2 was completely destroyed.