Chennai: Veteran Tamil star Kamal Haasan, 62 is safe after a fire broke out at his residence in Chennai’s Alwarpet in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
The actor’s staff helped him to climb down the stairs from the third floor of his building to safety. No one was hurt in the incident. However the cause of fire is not known.
The actor tweeted. “Thanks to my staff. Escaped a fire at my house. Lungs full of smoke, I climbed down from the third floor. I am safe, no one hurt.”
After his tweet his fans expressed their concern. Later he thanked everyone for their love and concern. “Thanks for all the love and concern. Now off to sleep. Good night indeed,” he posted with a smiley.
Last month Haasan’s brother Chandra Haasan, passed away in London after a cardiac arrest. Haasan held a prayer meet for his brother where megastar Rajinikanth was among those present to console him.
Kamal Haasan will be seen in trilingual film ‘Sabaash Naidu’ which has been put on hold for time being. The film also stars his daughter Shruti Haasan, while his younger daughter Akshara Haasan is an assistant director.