Choreographer-turned-director Remo d'Souza who was a horrified first-hand witness too dancer-turned-actor Salman Yusuff Khan potentially
fatal plunge on Sunday evening at an awards function in Mumbai from a reported height of around 30 feet, says the accident could have been
Hesitant to talk and quite understandably shaken Remo said, `Salman's fall was a nightmare. Prabhu and I were on stage watching him when it happened. Yes, he could've easily died.
The accident could've been avoided. The plank on which Salman was perched to make his entry was weak during rehearsals. We had pointed this out to the relevant persons (whom I don't want to name). They changed the plank. But it was not strong enough. `
The horror at watching the leading man of his directorial venture ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) plunge to the ground from a spiralling height was aggravated by the fact that Remo and Prabhu Deva had to proceed with their act rather than rush to the hospital with Salman.