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Kannada film producer Kanakpura Srinivas arrested for ‘Ranam’ movie blast case
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Kannada film producer Kanakpura Srinivas arrested for ‘Ranam’ movie blast case

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The Bagalur Police on Friday arrested the producer of Sandalwood film ‘Ranam’ in connection with the death of a mother-daughter duo during the movie's shoot. The Bagalur Police arrested Kanakapura Srinivas, the producer of the film, a week after a blast sequence during the shoot killed the mother and daughter.

The Bagalur police said that Srinivas R alias Kanakapura Srinivas the producer of the movie, also the prime accused in the case, was arrested from JC Road on Friday. Srinivas was produced before the magistrate on Friday and has been remanded to judicial custody. On March 29, a planned cylinder blast to shoot an action sequence for the film resulted in the death of 29-year-old Sumera and her eight-year-old daughter Aeyra.

The film crew was shooting a car blast sequence in Bagalur Industrial Area, when the debris from the car hit a family of four. Sumera and Aeyra were killed in the blast, and the father and another child were injured and are admitted to Ambedkar Hospital in Bengaluru.