Bollywood, the world’s largest film industry, is known for its larger-than-life productions. Behind the glamour of the silver screen, lies a world of hard work, dedication, and sometimes even danger. It’s no surprise that actors often push their physical limits to bring their characters to life. However, in a shocking turn of events, Bollywood actors have been injured during shootings, and the risks involved in bringing entertainment to the masses. Let’s take a closer look at these incidents Suffered by Several Actors in their own time.
The “Shahenshah” of Bollywood does not need any introduction. His acting is as capable as it was in the 70s’. He was the most well-known injury was undoubtedly senior Bachchan, which occurred while he was shooting a fight scene for Coolie. Recently he got injured in his right rib cage during his shooting of “Pocket K” in Hyderabad.
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan has sustained various injuries while filming. He suffered an injury during the production of Happy New Year and had previously broken his knee while shooting for Koyla. Most recently, while filming for the movie Fan, the renowned actor strained his leg and hurt his hamstring.
During the filming of Coolie No 1, Varun Dhawan sustained an injury to his heel. He posted the incident on his social media, informing his followers that he was still working despite the injury. This was not the first time the actor had gotten hurt on set, as he also suffered an injury while shooting for Dishoom.
During filming for the movie Bajirao Mastani, the actor suffered a dislocated shoulder but still carried on with shooting. However, his condition deteriorated and he eventually had to undergo surgery for the injury. He also sustained an injury while filming “Padmaavat”.
Akshay Kumar, also known as Khiladi Kumar, sustained a deadly wound while executing a stunt for the movie Singh is Bling. The performer was required to leap through a flaming hula hoop, but unfortunately, he got hurt in the process.
Bollywood’s action star, John Abraham, sustained a severe head injury while filming Welcome Back. The intended scene was for him to be struck on the shoulder, but he was accidentally hit on the head and had to be hospitalized.
“Greek God” Hrithik Roshan is known for his Physical Fitness. But, the handsome hunk of Bollywood had also got injured during his shooting. During the filming of Bang Bang, Hrithik Roshan suffered a severe fall which resulted in a torn ligament, requiring him to continue shooting despite the injury.
In the movie “Do Lafzon ki Kahani,” Randeep Played the role of an MMA fighter. The shooting was held in Kuala Lumpur and an action scene went wrong. Randeep fractured four toes of his left foot.
Arjun Kapoor was found to have a prolapsed cervical disc, stemming from a previous back injury sustained while filming “Gunday.” Although the injury had originally gone unnoticed, it worsened during the filming of “Tevar” and ultimately required surgery.
The audience greatly enjoyed his performance in Bol Bachchan, but not many are aware of the injury he sustained while filming. AB Junior received six stitches near his eye after slipping and hitting a rickshaw during a scene where he was chasing someone. This incident occurred in Jaipur.
These Injuries serve as a reminder that the glamor and glitz of Bollywood come at a cost, with actors often risking their physical health for their craft. This unfortunate incident highlights the need for stricter safety regulations on film sets to prevent such accidents from occurring in the future.