Rajinikanth is in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka, to feature in ‘Man vs Wild’ with Bear Grylls. After PM Modi, the superstar is now on the show making India proud. The shooting was scheduled for six hours on Tuesday and again on Thursday.
Bengaluru: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth suffered minor injuries after a fall while shooting for ‘Man Vs Wild’ show on Discovery Channel along with TV presenter Bear Grylls. The incident took place around afternoon on January 28 following which the shoot was reportedly wrapped up.
The actor and a team of documentary makers were at the Bandipur tiger reserve to shoot the documentary since Monday evening. The shooting is scheduled for six hours on Tuesday and again on Thursday. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is expected on January 30 for the shoot.
Wildlife activist Joseph Hoover said, "It was a small fall. He fell on Lantana shrub and suffered scratches on his arm."
Some conservationists and environmentalists have raised concerns over shooting in reserved forest zone and have said that permission for the shooting of films and documentaries inside forest areas of Karnataka is only increasing.
To which forest officials replied saying that they have exercised caution and the shooting will be done under special forest protection and no one will be aware of the locations.
It was announced on Monday that Grylls would be returning with another season of National Geographic’s Running Wild With Bear Grylls, which will feature Hollywood celebrities such as Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Rob Riggle, Armie Hammer and Dave Bautista.
Last Updated 28, Jan 2020, 7:00 PM