Costume designer Amritha Ram, who was present on location, took to her Twitter handle and shared an account of what she witnessed. She wrote that she along with Kamal Haasan, and Kajal Aggarwal was seconds away from being crushed. She also shared a picture of their crushed canopy under the crane.
Check out the post here:
Providential escape from the ghastly mishap .Literally 10secs away from being crushed under.fortunate Kamal sir ,Ka… https://t.co/P5QiiQXXhu
— amritharam (@amritharam2) 1582141381000
The accident reportedly occurred when a crane with heavy-duty light came crashing down. As per a statement released by the makers of the movie Lyca Productions, the deceased were identified as assistant director Krishna (rumoured to be close to Shankar), art assistant Chandran and production assistant Madhu.
Kajal Aggarwal and Kamal Haasan too took to their respective social media handles to express their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased.
Words cannot describe the heartache I feel at the unexpected,untimely loss of my colleagues from lastnight.Krishna,… https://t.co/GAI32YR0pj
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) 1582170757000
In so much shock, denial, trauma from the monstrous crane accident last night. All it took was a fraction of a seco… https://t.co/d7ZI3PGeKr
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) 1582171182000
எத்தனையோ விபத்துக்களை சந்தித்து, கடந்திருந்தாலும் இன்றைய விபத்து மிகக் கொடூரமானது. மூன்று சகாக்களை இழந்து நிற்கிறே… https://t.co/KFTqTyTVBp
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) 1582139552000
மருத்துவமனையில் விபத்தில் சிக்கியவர்களை பார்த்து மருத்துவர்களிடம் பேசியுள்ளேன். முதலுதவி வழங்கப்பட்டு உரிய சிகிச்… https://t.co/8SJuRU6WAA
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) 1582141890000
The Nazarathpet police have filed a case and are investigating the cause of the accident.