Cyclone Taukte has wreaked havoc on the western coast of India. The cyclone hit Maharashtra on Monday and caused immense damage to life and property. Tauktae also ravaged the sets of Ajay Devgn‘s upcoming film Maidaan.
The set was built on the outskirts of Mumbai. We hear that there we’re around 40 people on the set of Maidaan when the cyclone hit. Thankfully, no one got hurt. However, a large portion if the set got damaged despite the efforts of the guards and the curators.
A large portion of the film is yet to be shot. The shooting if the film came to halt after the second wave of coronavirus hit the nation. In May, 2020 too the sets had to be dismantled because of COVID-19 and the monsoon.
Reportedly, there were around 40 people on the set of Maidaan when the cyclone hit. The guards and curators who were present at the location tried to save as much as they could but their efforts turned futile.
This is the second time that the sets of Maidaan have suffered damages. Earlier in May 2020, the set had to be dismantled because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming rains.
Directed by Amit Sharma, the period sports drama is set in the golden era of Idnia football (1952-1962) and Ajay is playing the role of football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. The film also stars Priyamani.