MUMBAI: A 32-year film technician Tarun Payra died after slipping off a 20-feet high platform on a film set of Ravi Kishan-starrer Jeena Hai Toh Phod Daalo at Madh Island in Mumbai.
It is said that Payra lost his balance on the platform and fell on his head. He was forthwith rushed to the Bhagwati Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Payra was a member of the Shiv Sena‘s cine wing Chitrapat Sena Shakha. Said Shakha president Sangram Shirke, “ We indeed grieve for the departed soul. Having completed all police formalities, we have arranged to send his body to Kolkata to where he belonged.”
On the compensation part, Shirke said that producer Aparna Hosing would be coming to his office this evening when the compensation part would be discussed.”
Shirke now intends to talk to film producers on the safety of all working on the sets of a film’s shoot.