A week after the tragic incident on the sets of Kannada film Masthigudi, director of the film Nagashekhar surrendered himself to Police in Taverekere. Film’s stunt master and assistant has also surrendered themselves to the police.

Two stuntmen lost their lives while performing a stunt, which turned out to be a tragic incident for the film. A criminal charge was lodged against the film unit on the grounds of lack of safety measures and negligence.

Masthigudi tragedy: Director Nagashekar and the stunt master surrender to police
Masthigudi tragedy: Director Nagashekar and the stunt master surrender to police

Stuntmen Anil Kumar and Uday Raghav drowned, when they jumped off in the lake while shooting for a scene. This tragedy has shocked and saddened the film industry across the country.

Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwar interacted with media regarding this incident and said, “We will work on safety guidelines that need to be followed by the film crew whenever there is a shoot for risky scenes”.

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