It is said that the fire department was alerted by neighbors within minutes after spotting the fire. Although the fire officials were quick to react, they failed to save many of the valuable commodities that were stashed inside the office. No casualties were reported but the fire accident caused a huge financial loss to the veteran director. The primary reason that caused the outbreak of fire is not yet known.As construction works were going on at the office, it is believed that the fire might’ve been caused due to a short circuit.
On the work front, Mani is currently working on Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari’s ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’.