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Film stunt turns into mishap, two Kannada actors feared drowned after jumping off copter

Updated: Nov 07, 2016 18:18 IST

Bengaluru (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 7 (ANI): In an appalling incident, two Kannada actors on Monday went missing after they jumped from a chopper into the Thippagondanahalli Reservoir during a movie shoot here.

The incident happened when the crew of upcoming Kannada film 'Masti Gudi' was shooting for the climax scene.

The scene had the two actors jumping off from a chopper into the reservoir.

Lead actor Duniya Vijay along with co-actors Uday and Anil had to jump off from the helicopter from a height of over 100 feet. While Vijay, swam to safety, the other two, Anil and Uday, failed to surface.

The video shows three of the actors jumping into the water but only Vijay managed to swam to the bank.

A search is on for the other two actors.

According to reports, the filmmakers may be charged with negligence as there weren't enough safety nets in place. (ANI)