Sunny Deol escapes unhurt as tyre of his SUV bursts on national highway


Actor-turned politician Sunny Deol has recently escaped unhurt after the tyre of the vehicle he was traveling in burst on the Amritsar-Gurdaspur national highway.

Sunny Deol escapes unhurt

At least four vehicles in Sunny Deol’s convoy rammed into each other, though no one was injured. The actor was on his way for a roadshow. After the accident, Mr Deol resumed his journey.

The actor-turned-politician’s cavalcade was going towards Fatehgarh Churian where he had to campaign, senior police officer said.

Sunny Deol escapes unhurt

“Out of four, one vehicle belonged to a villager, rest other vehicles were part of Mr. Deol’s cavalcade,” said police. 

Deol is pitted against Congress candidate and sitting MP Sunil Jakhar from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.

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The 62-year-old actor’s father Dharmendra had represented the BJP and contested the 2004 Lok Sabha elections from Rajasthan’s Bikaner and emerged victorious. Sunny Deol’s step-mother and actor Hema Malini represents Mathura for the BJP and has been active in politics.