Crew member dies a gruesome death on sets on Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh

In an extremely unfortunate incident, a local crew member of the film lost his life on the sets of the film. Ram Kumar, 35 years; was a member of the crew responsible for generator operations. Kumar; who lost his life in a freak accident, met his fatal end before the shoot commenced for the day.

Crew member dies a gruesome death on sets on Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh Crew member dies a gruesome death on sets on Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh Source : press

It is no news that Shahid Kapoor will next be seen in Kabir Singh; a film that is the remake of the south blockbuster Arjun Reddy! The film is currently being shot in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.


But; in an extremely unfortunate incident, a local crew member of the film lost his life on the sets of the film. Ram Kumar, 35 years; was a member of the crew responsible for generator operations. 


Kumar; who lost his life in a freak accident, met his fatal end before the shoot commenced for the day. He was checking the water level in the generator when his muffler got entangled with the generator's fan and in the process, Kumar too was pulled in.


Kumar sustained serious injuries on his head and was immediately rushed to Max Hospital in Dehradun where he was put on the ventilator for a few hours before he passed away.


A police officer reported to a leading daily," Ramu was checking the oil in the generator when the muffler he was wearing got caught in the fan of the generator and he got pulled in it as well. He was taken to Max Hospital in Dehradun where he was declared dead. His family members have been informed about it."


The producers of the film have issued a joint statement, "We are deeply saddened by the loss. We are extending our deepest sympathies to the family of Mr. Ram Kumar. We are offering support to the family in the immediate aftermath of this tragic event."


Kabir Singh is jointly produced by Cine1 Studios and T-Series; and is slated to release on 21st June 2019. The film will feature Shahid Kapoor romancing Kiara Advani.


For those living under the rock; the story is about a brilliant surgeon who is an alcoholic and suffers from anger-management issues post separation from his lover. The film is an official remake of Arjun Reddy!