WATCH: Rishab Shetty clarifies on the petrol bomb blast on the sets of Hero; Says it was not a publicity stunt

Updated on Mar 06, 2021 04:54 AM IST  |  223K
   
WATCH: Rishab Shetty clarifies on the petrol bomb blast on the sets of Hero; Says it was not a publicity stunt
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Rishab Shetty injured himself during the shooting of a few action scenes on the sets of his upcoming film, Hero. The incident took place during lockdown when the film was being shot in Belur. The fire caught on the sets and Rishab Shetty's back while they were shooting for the film in July at a private area in a forest region. The video was the same was leaked online and soon, speculations started doing rounds that it was a publicity stunt. 

Sharing a video of him clarifying on the incident that took place on the sets of Hero, the actor wrote in Kannada, which loosely translates, "It was an event during the Hero shooting. God's kindness and blessing to all of you will not be in any way damaged. By this I am opening up to all the speculation. Always the love of all of you." 

"I sustained a few injuries on my head (hair being burnt) and back because of a petrol bomb blast during the filming of a scene. We had taken all the safety precautions and despite the accident, there weren't any serious damages caused luckily. But the video is definitely not a publicity stunt. Had we known that it would cause so much discussion, we would have released it even before the trailer (laughs). It got mixed up with the rest of our making videos which were being shared with news channels," he said in the video. 

Check out the video below: 

Bharath Raj M directorial Hero has released today, March 5 and it is has opened to a positive response from the audience and critics on social media. 

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