Actors, stuntman, and all the other workers working on shooting sets shoot in very challenging and severe conditions. They often forget to take proper safety precautions, putting their life at risk.
Recently, one such tragic incident occurred on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much-awaited movie 'Padmavati'. As reported by The Indian Express, a painter, who was working on the making of a set fell on his head from a height of five feet.
Read more to know about the other tragic incidents on the sets of Bollywood.
The multi starer movie 'Padmavati', starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh had an unfortunate accident on the sets. The painter, Mukesh Dakia, 34, who was painting a tomb on the set, fell from a height of five feet and was declared dead when brought to Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is trying his best to support the victim's family, and the lead actress Deepika expressed her sadness by tweeting. She said,"Shocked and saddened by the news...May his soul rests in peace and my most sincere condolences to his family". The investigation is still going on regarding the safety precautions taken on the sets, and the police said that they will be very strict.
Aamir Khan is known for his perfectionist attitude, even for the smallest of the scenes he puts his heart and soul out. In his recent release 'Dangal', he made sure that he has given his best.
By the time he gave his last shot, he got a shoulder injury and was rushed to a hospital.
This movie has been one of the best works of Sushant Singh Rajput till date and no doubt, that he has put in a lot of efforts. He watched many of the videos, heard all the audio clips of M.S. Dhoni number of times to get hold of the character. Not only this, he practised each and every shot of Dhoni until he matched his original performance when Sushant was practising his signature helicopter shot, he broke his ribs and had to take rest for 3 weeks.
The 'King of Bollywood', Shah Rukh khan has suffered many injuries in his entire movie career. He has had broken his ribs, a twisted ankle injury, and also broken his left knee. King Khan was injured very badly, while he was shooting for 'Fan' and told that, "I am in pieces but in peace."
The 'Bhaijaan' of Bollywood, Salman Khan has done an infinite number of action movies, and while shooting for 'Wanted', he suffered a ligament injury on his right hand. The injury further got aggravated when he was giving an action scene in the movie 'Dabangg'.
'NH 10' is one of the best performances delivered by Anushka Sharma in terms of both acting and hard work. She had to do many rough scenes throughout the movie, which left her with several injuries and had to take many physiotherapy sessions later on. Although, the movie didn't do well but Virat's lady love was praised a lot for her acting.
The 'Shahenshah of Bollywood', Mr Amitabh Bachchan made headlines all over the world when he injured his intestine while giving a fight scene. Big B took had to take 2-3 weeks of rest. His fans were praying in temples and performed rituals so that he could get well soon. No doubt Big B has got that persona.
John Abraham who is a complete package, an actor, a model and a producer, is known for his stunts, bike racing, and intense action. The 'Dhoom' actor was injured very badly while giving an action scene in Force 2 and left with busted knees, following which he had to take 3 weeks of physiotherapy session daily after his surgery.
When shooting for Bajirao Mastani, Ranveer Singh got so much absorbed in the character of Peshwa Bajirao Ballal's character that he fell off the horse in one scene and injured his shoulder. Ranveer gave multiple shots for many action scenes.
Akshay Kumar is one of the best actors Bollywood has. 'Akki' is famous for doing all his stunts by himself, and while doing a burning hula-hoop scene, where he had to jump through the burning hoop, he got a lot of burns on his leg.