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25 Jan 2019

Crew member dies on the set of Shahid Kapoor's movie

Crew member dies during shoot of 'Kabir Singh'

In a tragic incident, a crew member from the Shahid Kapoor-starrer Kabir Singh died on Thursday during the shooting of the film in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.

Ram Kumar, 35, died after his muffler got stuck and dragged into the fan of a generator at a five-star hotel.

He was responsible for the functioning of the generator which was being used in the shoot.

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Crew member dies during shoot of 'Kabir Singh'
Ram sustained serious head injuries, succumbed to them in hospital

Death

Ram sustained serious head injuries, succumbed to them in hospital

A police officer told media, "Ram was checking the oil in the generator when his muffler got caught in the fan of the generator and he got pulled in it as well."

Ram sustained serious injuries on his head and was taken to Max Hospital in Dehradun, where he was put on a ventilator for a few hours. But, he could not be saved.

Statement

Producers of film give statement, offer support to Ram's family

Cine1 Studios and T-Series Films, the producers of the film, in a joint statement said, "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."

Ram belonged to Uttar Pradesh and is survived by three brothers and a sister.

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'Kabir Singh' to hit your nearest theaters on June 21

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'Kabir Singh' to hit your nearest theaters on June 21

Kabir Singh is the Hindi remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy.

It's being helmed by Sandeep Vanga, who also directed the Telugu version.

The movie, which also features Kiara Advani in the lead, is being bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Kishan Kumar, and Ashwini Varde.

The film went on floors last year on October 21 and will release on June 21, 2019.

Character

Shahid reveals why he chose to do the film

In an interview, Shahid had said, "I usually don't watch many Telugu films and it had surprised me with its tonality, rawness, simplicity and the fact that it was so real and believable."

"The character is very fascinating for me as an actor because the emotional arc...is very original. I loved it, and Vijay Deverakonda, who played Arjun, did it so well," he added.

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Who died on the sets of Kabir Singh?

Asked on 25-01-2019 by Ajay Sarin

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A crew member named Ram Kumar, 35, died during the shoot of Kabir Singh. He was checking the oil in the generator, which was used in the film and his muffler got stuck in its fan and he got pulled along as well. He sustained serious head injuries and succumbed to those in Max Hospital, Dehradun.

Who is playing the lead in Kabir Singh?

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Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani are playing the lead in Kabir Singh.

Kabir Singh is the remake of which Telugu movie?

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Kabir Singh is the remake of Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy, starring Vijay Devarakonda and Shalini Pandey.

When will Kabir Singh release in India?

Asked on 25-01-2019 by Sai Kapoor

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Kabir Singh is scheduled to release on June 21, 2019 in India.

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