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Union demands ‘Padmavati’ director Sanjay Leela Bhansali to pay for painter’s death on set

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Movie Studio Setting and Allied Mazdoor Union has demanded compensation for the household of a painter who died final week on the units of “Padmavati”, directed by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Mumbai.

Union Normal Secretary Gangeshwarlal Shrivastav has mentioned the union will concern a discover to Bhansali and search damages to the painter’s household on the earliest.

“Sanjay Leela Bhansali ought to give demise compensation as quickly as attainable. We even urge Movie Metropolis authorities to not enable development of units or taking pictures with out security measures,” he mentioned. “We’d need them no less than to offer ambulances or present us a spot the place we may necessitate this facility from our union,” Shrivastav stated in a press release.

“The security guidelines and norms will not be adopted or taken care of whereas establishing big units and thus such accidents happen. We’ll quickly ship a discover to the manufacturing home,” he added. The accident occurred on the units of “Padmavati” at Movie Metropolis in Goregaon right here on December 23 afternoon.

Shrivastav stated: “Today, producers and administrators of massive productions spend significantly, however don’t deal with employees who toil laborious. Identical to an actor is taken care of on the units, there must be a facility of ambulance, security belt and security cap and different security measures taken for the advantage of the employees who toil on the units.”

“These security measures mustn’t solely be relevant to stars however all the unit linked to the actual movie.” The painter, Mukesh Dakia, suffered a head harm and was declared useless at a hospitalwhen he was taken there. The Aarey Colony police station has registered a grievance and the investigation is in progress.

In the meantime, Deepika Padukone, the movie’s lead actress, tweeted and expressed grief over the employee’s demise. “Shocked and saddened by the information… Could his soul relaxation in peace and my most honest condolences to his household.”

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