There have been cases of numerous accidents taking place on the film sets while shooting for movies. We watch movies on the silver screen, and rate them as such. But we often forget the sweat, blood and tears that are invested in shooting a movie. It often proves fatal, as many Bollywood celebrities have gotten involved in some fatal and near-death accidents. Despite the safety provided to the stars, accidents happen. So, even if we don’t like a movie, we can at least respect the hard work everyone puts while shooting for it. Here are the celebrities who got into accidents while working.
1. Amitabh Bachchan
No one can forget the deadly day when Amitabh Bachchan was hospitalized during the production of coolie. While shooting for a fight sequence in the year 1982, Puneet Issar inflicted terrible wounds on Amitabh Bachchan. In fact, his intestines were severely injured. He was taken to the hospital. It was the day when the entire India was praying unitedly for an actor. Doctors managed to save him, but this incident has gone into the history of Bollywood as one of the most dangerous accidents that ever happened to an actor.
2. Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar is famous for performing dangerous stunts and action scenes in the movies. He is a daredevil in true sense. But he is not invincible. Akshay Kumar got his shoulder injured while shooting for one of the climax scenes of Rowdy Rathore. Without paying attention to the injury, he continued shooting for the film. It was only after the shooting was done that he experienced a sharp pain surging in his shoulder. He had to cancel the shooting for the next day in order to relax himself.
3. Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan is very prone to accidents. He is often hospitalized for one injury or the other. During the shooting of Dulha Mil Gaya, he got his shoulder injured. There has been a huge history of injuries that Shahrukh Khan has suffered. Be it broken ribs or twisted ankle, the actor has faced it all, and still manages to make his fans smile.
4. Salman Khan
The ‘Bhai’ of Bollywood, Salman Khan, has suffered through some intense injuries as well. While shooting for the action movie ‘Wanted’, the ligament in his right arm got torn. The injury further augmented when he was shooting for the movie, ‘Dabangg’, and it intensified the severeness of the wound. He has gone through several minor and major injuries while shooting. Salman Khan needs to be more careful.
5. John Abraham
The scariest accident happened to John Abraham while he was shooting for ‘Shootout at Wadala’ along with Anil Kapoor. While shooting the climax scene, Anil Kapoor pressed the trigger of the gun, and the bullet grazed through John Abraham’s neck. It caused an instant burn on the right side of his neck, and the mark of the injury was visible for a long, long time. He was saved due to the minor gap, otherwise John Abraham might have died.