Tovino Thomas suffered mild burn injuries on the sets of his upcoming film Edakkaad Batallion 06 but there is nothing to worry, confirm sources. A video of the star caught in the fire accident was released online by the film’s producer Sandra Thomas. It was posted with the caption, “Nothing can stop this man from being so passionate about movies. Hats off to Tovino Thomas for his dedication. He did all the fight sequence without dupe. There are more videos to come. #EB06 #Tovinothomas #Samyukthamenon #fight #nodupe #accident #dedication #passion.”
Reports are that the director of Edakkaad Batallion 06 had suggested that a dupe be used for canning the risky shot but Tovino being a true professional wanted to do it on his own. He was nearly caught in the fire, engulfing on all sides, but was rescued on time. However, Tovino suffered minor burn injuries which were treated immediately.
Sandra Thomas heaped praises on the lead star for his commitment and professionalism.
Wielding the megaphone for this venture is debut director Swapnesh K Nair. P Balachandran has penned the script for this flick and he will be seen playing Tovino Thomas’ dad in it. Rekha is playing his mom. Joy Mathew, Sudheesh, Samyuktha Menon and Abu Saleem have been roped in to play pivotal roles. Reports are that Edakkad Battalion 06 has been inspired by a true story, the details of which are kept under wraps for now. Tovino will be playing an army officer in it.
Meanwhile, Tovino is gearing up for the release of Luca on June 28. Wielding the megaphone of this investigative thriller is debut director Arun Bose. He has scripted the film in association with Mridul George. The technical crew of Luca comprises Sooraj S Kurup to compose the tunes, Nimish Ravi for cranking the camera and Nikhil Venu for editing. The film is being bankrolled jointly by Linto Thomas and Prince Hussain under the banner Stories and Thoughts Productions.
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