A major fire broke out on 22nd February at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi, Bengaluru which gutted the sets of Controversial reality show ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ and melted down a wax museum.
Sub-Inspector AV Kumar said, “There were no casualties in the incident. The fire is suspected to have broken out at about 3 am, and has completely burned down the Bigg Boss Kannada set and a wax museum.” He further said, “The cause of the fire was under investigation.”
The fire department dispatched twelve vehicles, which reached the venue at around 3:45 am.
The musician and Bigg Boss Kannada Season 5 winner Chandan Shetty said, “When I saw burning visuals on TV, I was very upset. I have a lifetime of memories in that house. Of millions of people, only a few have had the opportunity to live in that Bigg Boss house. But I am relieved that nobody was seriously hurt.”
Goods worth few lakhs of rupees, were estimated to have been destroyed in the fire.
Innovative Film City, situated in Ramanagara district, is an entertainment park and film studio that houses several reality television shows’ sets and museums. The Officials at Innovative Film City have barred media persons and visitors from entering the venue.