The period film produced by his son, Ram Charan, is due to be released this year.
Fire at Chiranjeevi's Hyderabad farmhouse; part of Syeraa Narasimha Reddy set affected
Mumbai - 03 May 2019 11:37 IST
A fire broke out in early morning on Friday, 3 May, at actor Chiranjeevi's farmhouse, located on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Locals and those who reside nearby informed the police and firefighters about the smoke emerging from the farmhouse.
According to an Indian Express report, there were no casualties due to the fire, although a part of Syeraa Narasimha Reddy (2019) set was damaged. The cause has not yet been determined and no one was present on the film set at the time.
A Twitter user shared a video of the alleged damaged set, claiming the fire occurred due to a short circuit.
Massive fire in megastar #Chiranjeevi's farmhouse in Kokapet on the outskirts of #Hyderabad where shooting for #SyeraaNarasimhareddy is on. Fire erupted because of short circuit. Luckily, no one was injured as it was on off day. @SrBachchan pic.twitter.com/vsIIJBjpZI— krishnamurthy (@krishna0302) May 3, 2019
Syeraa Narasimha Reddy, a period film directed by Surender Reddy, stars the Telugu superstar alongside other big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Sudeep and others. The film is produced by Chiranjeevi's son and is due to be released later this year.