Super Star Rajinikanth is currently shooting for his upcoming film Kaala which is being directed by Pa Ranjith. The shooting unit of the film was struck by an unfortunate accident which killed one of the technicians working on the film.
According to a report in a leading daily, a technician named Michael stepped on a live wire while working on the sets of Kaala and was electrocuted. Michael was rushed to a hospital by his co-workers but unfortunately could not be saved. Michael breathed his last at the hospital. According to emerging reports, police is investigating the case and are yet to file the case.
The mishap happened at EVO studios in Poonamalle near Chennai where a huge set is erected for the shooting of Kaala. Further details about the accident are yet to be revealed by the makers of the film.
Super Star Rajinikanth plays the role of a don in Kaala and the story is set in the backdrop of Mumbai mafia. Kaala also features Bollywood actors Nana Patekar, Huma Qureshi and Pankaj Tripathi, and Marathi actress Anjali Patil in pivotal roles. Popular actress Eswari Rao is playing alongside Rajinikanth as his wife in Kaala and seems quite excited about the project.
Kaala is the second outing for Rajinikanth with Pa Ranjith after the 2016 release Kabali. Kaala is being produced by Rajinikanth’s son-in-law, Dhanush under his production house Wunderbar Films. The music for Kaala is being composed by Santosh Narayanan who composed for Kabali as well in the same combination of Rajinikanth and Pa Ranjith.