Sidharth Malhotra met with an accident while shooting for his upcoming film Shershaah. The actor has informed that the injury will take a week to heal completely.
Actor Sidharth Malhotra who is currently shooting for his upcoming film ‘Shershaah’ has unfortunately met with an accident as his bike skidded during the shooting of a scene. The actor is shooting in Kargil. As per the report, this incident took place on Saturday when Sidharth was riding a motorcycle on the hilly terrain.
After the shoot, Sidharth and Shiv Pandit who is a co-star had ventured out for a ride when Shiv lost his balance and slipped off his bike. Sidharth who was right behind him had to apply breaks due to which his bike skidded, resulting in hand and leg injuries. A source close to the development revealed that a major accident was averted as the duo was wearing helmets and other safety gear.
Sidharth Malhotra didn’t have time to recover after bike accident in Kargil
Both the actors were soon taken to the army hospital nearby. Since it was shoot day and with a crew of 150 people in the attendance, Sidharth Malhotra shot on Sunday and Monday was his day of rest. The actor had to shoot a pivotal scene for which a huge set was built. Speaking of his accident, the actor said such accidents happen. Since the film is being made on a big scale, he didn’t have time to recover. He further added that it could have been worse but he will recover in a few days.
Shooting in Kargil has been surreal for the actor, Sidharth Malhotra said that they have explored and shot at Virgin locations to keep the authenticity of the war. They shot at mountains very similar to the actual locations and the team made sure about safety as well.
‘Shershaah’ is backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and is directed by Vishnu Varadhan from a story written by Sandeep Srivastava. It also stars Kiara Advani in a key role and is set to hit the screens in 2020.