Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: The set of popular TV show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’, hosted by stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma caught fire at 6.30 Wednesday morning.
The set in Film City, Goregaon, Mumbai, has been completely destroyed by fire. Four fire tenders and four water tankers reached the spot to bring the blaze under control. It took more than hour and a half hour to extinguish it.
The set is believed to have caught fire following a short circuit. But the set has been completely reduced to ashes. Kapil Sharma visited the remains of the sets as the fire fighters were trying the bring the situation under control.
"It is unfortunate that such an incident has occurred on the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'. There have been no casualties and we are currently in the process of assessing the extent of the damage," an official from the channel airing the show said.
"Meanwhile, we are focusing all our efforts to resume shooting for the show so that we have no disruption and we don't disappoint our loyal viewers," the official added.
‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’, which was launched recently, has topped TRP charts and is one of the most popular shows on Indian TV.
Many celebrities have made their presence felt on the show including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor and others.
(With IANS inputs)