An actor's life is not an easy one. Despite the privileges and luxurious life, they stay vulnerable to bad times. No matter how many precautions they take, the time has other stories to tell. Here is the list of the top 10 Indian celebs who survived major accidents in their lives.
In 1982, on the set of 'Coolie', while shooting a scene where Puneet Issar Puneet Issar is a prominent Indian actor and brill >> Read More... and Amitabh Bachchan were supposed to land punches on each other, the latter got accidentally hit by Puneet. It led Bachchan to a critical condition where he got hospitalized due to internal bleeding in his lower abdomen. That made the whole nation pray for his recovery as the doctors announced that Bachchan could hardly survive. Luckily, Bachchan recovered soon and continues to be the ultimate Shehenshah of Bollywood.
The Bollywood actress and politician- Hema Malini met with a car accident in Dausa, Rajasthan. Traveling from Agra to Jaipur, her Mercedez rammed into an Alto having five members. People nearby took her and the others injured in the accident to the hospital. Hema had cuts all over her face with injuries on her forehead. Doctors earlier reported a fractured nose as well. She got discharged from the hospital in the morning.
No matter how many hearts King Khan rules over, he still cannot rule over time and death. While shooting for a song-Gerua, in Rohit Shetty's film, he faced a near-death experience. Kajol, his co-actress, addressed the incident where she and SRK were standing on a cliff beneath a waterfall, practicing for scenes in the song. SRK was about to slip off the cliff just when Kajol held and saved him.
Hrithik Roshan almost died after having a severe head injury. While shooting for his film- Bang Bang Click to look into! >> Read More... , where he was supposed to tie a jet at his feet and fly over, he fell in a way where he hit his head. Roshan later took painkillers to cure the pain. But almost a month after, the pain returned. His father took him to the Hinduja Hospital; in Mumbai, where he underwent a successful brain surgery.
In 2004, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and were shooting for her film- Khakee. In a scene where a jeep was supposed to come speedily towards Aishwarya and Tushar Kapoor and stop 20 feet away, the jeep driver lost control and hit the duo. Aishwarya fell off into the bushes. She flew in a helicopter to the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. She soon recovered but had to deal with ten stitches.
Saif Ali Khan almost died after shooting for a bike sequel to the film- Kya Kehna Click to look into! >> Read More... . He had a scene where he had to jump off the bike. Saif practiced a lot to ace the stunt. But the last time he was about to do it properly, the bike slipped. He fell way far, tumbling. He was still in his senses when he felt wet over his head. It was blood. He got 100 stitches for the injury.
In January 2021, Shabana had a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune express highway. She was in the backseat, sleeping. She could not remember anything about the accident as she remained unconscious for a long time. Later, reports revealed that her car rammed into a truck. She had some severe injuries. She was moved to the hospital in a Maruti van as the ambulance took a long time to arrive. It took her more than a month to recover completely.
The famous Bollywood actor Sonu Sood escaped death on his own. While on the western express highway with a friend, he observed smoke coming from the car's bonnet. They were lucky to come out before it caught flames. Sood's friend tried to control the fire, but that did not help much. Soon police and a fire brigade came to their rescue. Sonu's presence of mind saved not just his own life but his friend's too.
In 2004, Preity Zinta was on vacation in Phuket, Thailand, with her friends. A tsunami hit the Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean is considered to be the pioneers >> Read More... that took more than 2 lakh lives. Preity spoke in an interview that she lost many of her closest friends and was the only one in the group who survived. This incident hit her mind and made her question the reason for survival. She was shocked and decided to do things she wanted in her life.
Shootout at Wadala, the biggest hit of its time, has a story. While shooting for a scene in which Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor was born on 24th December 1956 in Mumb >> Read More... was about to fire at John from a distance of 15 feet, he shot it from a distance of 1.5 feet. It was a blank bullet, but due to the short distance between the gun and John, it hit him hard. It passed the side of his neck causing a burn which he still has. He would have been dead if the bullet had crossed through his neck.
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