The director slipped on an oil spill that the crew had poured for a scene.
Director Chakri Toleti injures leg while shooting with Sonakshi and Diljit
Mumbai - 16 Sep 2017 15:00 IST
Chakri Toleti, known for directing Tamil and Telegu films, was injured while shooting his next untitled film, starring Sonakshi Sinha and Diljit Dosanjh.
According to a source, the incident occured on Wednesday, 13 Spetember. Toleti was engrossed in explaining a scene to Dosanjh and Sinha, where they were supposed slip and fall on an oil spill.
The director did not realize that the oil had already been spilled on the floor by the crew and he slipped, injuring his leg.
The shoot was halted for half-a-day until the doctors gave him a go-ahead to continue working. His leg has been plastered, but the shoot has resumed and is currently underway in Ahmedabad, said the source.
Toleti issued a statement, saying, "It was an unfortunate incident, but now I'm recovering slowly. We had to halt the shoot for some hours but with the support of the Sonakshi, Diljit and the crew, we managed to finish the shoot in the decided time."