Bollywood stars who got bruised and beaten
A slew of actors have been battling with chronic injuries and health scares
With more and more actors performing their own stunts and hectic schedules on the film sets, it’s no wonder that it is taking a toll on the health of the stars. The most recent member to join the bandwagon of the injured tinsel town celebrities is Ranveer Singh. And Sonu Sood has just recovered from his. It’s not just the men folk but actresses too who are prone to recurrent injuries.
The actor may have a physique to die form but Sonu too has had a fair share of injuries on the sets. The actor broke his nose during the shoot of Dabangg when another actor’s knee hit Sonu’ face.
Though he continued to shoot for the film, Sonu later had to go in for a nose surgery. Recently, Sonu again broke his leg during a celebrity cricket match and his leg had to be fixed with a score of screws and plates. As a result, he ended up losing out on a plum film project and the shoot of his other films were delayed.
He maybe playing the country’s first superhero but too bad Hrithik could not escape his injuries during the shoot of Krrish. On the sets of the first installment of the franchise, the actor survived a 50-foot fall after his safety harness broke.
Again during the shooting of the upcoming third installment, Hrithik suffered a deep gash on his hand. So much so that the shoot had to be halted and a doctor summoned on the sets. Even during the shoot of Agneepath, the actor injured his back and had to be rushed to a hospital in Breach Candy. The actor is known to perform stunt scenes without body doubles.
The actor, who is known for his effervescent public image, recently hurt his foot on the sets of Gunday. For a while now, Ranveer has been in the news for his chronic injuries.
First he suffered a back injury while shooting for Vikramaditya Motwane’s upcoming movie in Dalhousie, Ranveer had to be moved out of the location on a stretcher and was also advised complete bed rest. While shooting for action scenes with his co-star Arjun Kapoor, the actor stepped on glass splinters and bled profusely from his foot. He had to be rushed to a nearby clinic, and was administered three stitches. On the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film, Ranveer received a stitch on his cheek after falling on a glass pane.
The actress is known to have a bad knee. During the shoot of her film with Nikhil Dwivedi, Richa slipped and injured her leg during a chase scene. She was rushed for an operation on her knee.
Recovering with the help of physiotherapy, the actress complained of a bad knee again during the shoot of Gangs of Wasseypur. She even lost out on the opportunity to go to Cannes with the rest of the film’s team. Even during the shoot of SLB’s next, Richa slipped and fell, so much so that a doctor had to be called to the sets.