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Massive Fire Breaks Out At RK Studios In Mumbai; No Casualties Reported

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Saturday rued the “irreplaceable” loss of memorabilia and costumes from his home banner’s movies after a portion of the family’s iconic RK Films & Studios here caught fire on Saturday.
A major fire had broken out in the iconic studio in Chembur, Mumbai, on Saturday afternoon.

Rishi Kapoor tweeted:

The blaze gutted one of the main shooting venues – the set of dance reality TV show Super Dancer Season 2, but the shooting was not underway.


RK Films has given Bollywood titles like Barsaat (1949), Awaara (1951), Boot Polish (1954), Shri 420 (1955) and Jaagte Raho (1956).

The studio was the venue for movies like Jis Desh Me Ganga Behti Hain (1960), Mera Naam Joker (1970), Bobby (1973), the debut film for Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia, Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), Prem Rog (1982), Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985), which was the founder-actor’s last film before his death in June 1988.


Feature Image: REUTERS/Manav Manglani (INDIA ENTERTAINMENT)