A fire broke out in a Mumbai highrise apartment structure on Tuesday afternoon where Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar used to live.
No injuries have been reported in the fire yet. The fire broke out on the 13th floor of the La Mer building located at Bandra West.
The plush Mumbai highrise houses several celebrities, including adman Prahlad Kakkar. Kakkar, who lives on the second floor of the residential building, told Times Now that there are 16 floors in total.
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s parents live on the 12th floor while Sachin Tendulkar’s in-laws stay on the 10th floor.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her husband Abhishek Bachchan visited the building soon after the fire broke out. Speaking to Hindustan Times, the actress said, “We are doing what we have to do to deal with this.”
Around 12.50pm, a level II fire was reported, said officials from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) disaster management department.
The fire brigade pressed five fire tenders and water tankers to the building,which is located on Kadeshwari Mandir Marg. The fire was doused in 45 minutes.