Sandalwood stuntman Vivek killed on the sets of Love You Rachu
The incident happened during the shooting of the film at Jogenahalli near Bidadi, on the outskirts of Bengaluru.
A stuntman named Vivek was electrocuted on the arrangements of the upcoming Kannada film Love You Rachu on Monday. The episode occurred during the shooting of the film at Jogenahalli close to Bidadi, on the edges of Bengaluru. Double Vivek was important for an activity succession that elaborates the utilization of a crane and ropes.
According to reports, Vivek’s wire rope rigging came in contact with a high-tension electric wire on the sets, killing him immediately. Another stuntman was also seriously injured in the freak accident and he is under treatment at a private hospital in Bengaluru.
Vivek was rushed to the Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital in Bengaluru where the doctors declared him dead. The 28-year-old is said to have worked as a stuntman in more than 40 films.
“Stunt performer Vivek was performing the stunt for the Kannada film ‘Love you Rachu’ and standing on a crane near an 11-KV electric wire at Joganapalya village in the district. Somehow a metal wire came in contact with the wire and he got electrocuted,” police said.
The police have detained director Shankar S Raj, producer Guru Deshpande and action choreographer Vindo for questioning in connection with the incident.
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