Chennai: Shankar directorial and Kamal Hassan starrer Indian2 witnessed a major mishap after the crane fell on the crew. The director's personal assistant Madhu, 29, and assistant director Krishna, 34, and another crew member died on the sets in Chennai.

Director Shankar is said to have had a miraculous escape as he was standing a few feet away from the spot. Kamal Haasan rushed to the spot and ensured the injured were rushed to the hospital.

Hours after the incident, the actor took to Twitter and expressed grief following the death and injuries of the crew members.

His tweet read, "I have faced and overcome many accidents, but today's is the most horrific one. I lost three colleagues. The distress of their family members will be many times greater than my own pain. I share their grief as one of them. My deepest condolences to them.”

Indian2 is the sequel to Indian that is being made after 20 years. The star cast includes Kajal Aggarwal Rakul Preet, Siddharth and as per reports, all these actors are safe