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    Massive fire breaks out on film set in Andheri West

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    Massive fire breaks out on film set in Andheri West

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    Ten fire-fighting vehicles have rushed to the spot. No injuries reported yet, the Mumbai fire brigade said

    A massive fire broke out on a film set at the Chitrakoot ground in Andheri West, Mumbai. According to several media reports, the film stars Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor and is directed by Luv Ranjan.
    The fire was confined to a temporary pandal where some wooden material and other things were stored, a Mumbai fire brigade official told news agency PTI. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, the official added.
    Rajat Chandra, who works at an multinational company, was passing by when he shot the following video, where smoke was billowing out of the film in the vicinity:
    Meanwhile, the Mumbai traffic police on Twitter said vehicular movement has been diverted from Veera Desai Road to Dattaji Salvi Road to Indian Oil Corporation building, Chitrakoot to IOC (direct) due to the fire. The road from Courtyard restaurant to Chitrakoot north and south bound road is closed, the traffic police added.
    Even residents as far as Chandivali, which is more than 10 kilometre from the Veera Desai area, could see the thick grey smoke emanating from the fire.
    The Mumbai fire brigade said that a level 2 fire has been reported in the Andheri West area near Star Bazar on Link Road. "Ten fire-fighting vehicles have rushed to the spot. No injuries have been reported yet," the Mumbai fire brigade said.
    Residents also took to Twitter to post photographs and videos of the thick smoke that clouded the area.
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