Death of Stuntmen: Producer, Director Booked

Stuntmen Uday and Anil - Sakshi Post

Bengaluru: The Police registered a case against producer and director of Kannada movie Maastigudi, during the shooting of which, two actors playing villain's role jumped from a chopper and died on Monday. The two actors - Anil and Uday, sank in Tippagandanahalli reservoir.

The police booked a case against director Naga Sekhara, producer, stunt master and unit manager.

The police, in their FIR mentioned that no precautionary measures wee taken during the shoot. During the shooting of the climax, Anil, Uday and hero Vijay jumped from a chopper which was at a height of 50 feet. Life boats should have come to their rescue, but that did not happen. As a result, both drowned as they did not know swimming.

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