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Two hours after being injured, SRK returns to work

The superstar was rushed to the hospital after sustaining an injury during the filming of his upcoming movie; on his return to the set he received a standing ovation

He is not called the baadshah of Bollywood for nothing. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan suffered a minor injury on the sets of 'Happy New Year' yesterday. But, a simple fall couldn’t keep the King down and within a few hours after seeking quick medical aid, he returned to the movie set.

Worried fans of the star wait outside his home Mannat in Bandra praying that he is in good health. Pic/Shadab Khan
Worried fans of the star wait outside his home Mannat in Bandra praying that he is in good health. Pic/Shadab Khan

The crew welcomed him with a standing ovation. The 48-year-old was taken to Nanavati Hospital following a minor injury caused by a door on the sets of the movie. He was discharged within two hours and went straight back to work, said his spokesperson.

“Shah Rukh had a slight cut on his forehead, and he was taken to the hospital as a precaution to make sure there was no serious injury. He is going back to work now,” the actor’s spokesperson said soon after his discharge. His wife Gauri Khan was by his side. However, she left the hospital premises a few minutes before SRK.

After seeking treatment for his injury, Shah Rukh returned to the sets of his movie 'Happy New Year'
After seeking treatment for his injury, Shah Rukh returned to the sets of his movie 'Happy New Year'

According to Happy New Year director and Shah Rukh’s good friend, Farah, he was ‘stubborn’ about resuming the shoot. “Thank you all for your concern and love. SRK is good and being stubborn about resuming shoot...so we are back to work. God’s been good,” tweeted Farah, adding, “The entire crew gives a standing ovation to the returning hero.”

On set injuries
Hrithik Roshan: He had to undergo a brain surgery after a head injury in Phuket while filming Bang Bang. On the sets of Krrish, he fell from a high-rise in Singapore, as his wire snapped.

Ranveer Singh: Ranveer suffered a back injury on the sets of Lootera and was on complete bed rest for a couple of weeks. Post this, while filming for Gunday, the actor lost his balance and fell off the elevated platform, leading to a gash on his face and a few stitches.

Akshay Kumar: While filming for Rowdy Rathore, he injured his shoulder. Prior to this, he also hurt his back during Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, when he had to lift WWE wrestler Undertaker.

Injury prone
While working in films, he first suffered a hairline fracture on his knee cap while shooting for Koyla in the 1990s. In the past decade, he tore a shoulder muscle, suffered a back injury and has undergone surgery, too. In 2011, his meniscus (cartilage) got ruptured when his leg got stuck in a puddle. Shah Rukh had even injured himself during Ra.One. Just last year, he underwent a shoulder surgery to alleviate the pain, which he endured throughout the shooting of the action-packed Chennai Express.

A day where one feels like “turning down the volume knob on life”. Hope today all I hear is the music in my thoughts..nothing else….nothing. - Shah Rukh’s Tweet last morning. Clearly the day did not go according to plan

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