Kapoors Issued Show Cause Notice In RK Studios Fire Investigation

In its investigation, the fire department found that sprinklers and fire detectors were not present in the premises of RK Studios

Here is some fresh trouble for the Kapoors.  The RK Studios fire destroyed a large chunk of the filmi family’s legacy and now the fire department has issued them a show cause notice.

According to the fire department, the fire fighting team was also informed late. According to the Fire Department, the fire started with a short circuit and spread because of carelessness.

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RK Studios

The fire broke out on the sets of Super Dancer on September 16. But being a Saturday there was no one in the studio.

In the unfortunate incident, a major part of RK Studios burned down to ashes. Rishi Kapoor, had revealed the extent of the losses in an interview.

Talking about the losses, Rishi had said that the family has lost all the memories built through the years, "Everything was gone, including the famous joker mask Raj Kapoor wore in Mera Naam Joker. There were costumes from every RK film, from Awaara to Chalen. Most of the stuff was kept neatly in trunks and some of it was even labelled,” he had revealed.

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RK Studios On Fire

He further added that Kapoors had saved all the costumes worn by RK heroines at the studio and they have lost all of it, “The costumes worn by every RK heroine, from Nargis to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is lost. The jewellery worn by Padmini in Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai was also stored here with a lot of love. There were spears, sabres, artefacts, furniture and other regalia used for the various shoots. The Mera Naam Joker mask and clothes... Dabboo and I couldn't believe what hit us. This is probably why they say that one should never put all eggs in one basket. But for us, this was our father's legacy, and it was a treasure trove," Rishi Kapoor had revealed. 

 


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