Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar turn saviour for an artist who gets injured in Chandigarh


Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who is gearing up for his upcoming film Good Newwz has recently turned a saviour for an artiste who got injured on the sets in Chandigarh.

As per a report in Mid-Day, two stuntmen, Bittoo and Hari Singh from action director Sham Kaushal’s team were working for Chandigarh Mein song launch. The stuntmen were checking on wiring work while they were attached to the winch machine. However, during the 2nd run-through, the machine broke and they fell 10-12 feet which injured Bittoo’s spine seriously.

Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar turn saviour for an artist

Though Akshay and Karan were not present at the scene, when they heard about Bittoo’s injury, they arranged for an air ambulance for the stuntman and flew him to Mumbai to give him the best of care.

The action director Sham Kaushal told the daily, “Akshay paaji was at a shoot in Hyderabad, but was keeping a constant check on the boys. On Friday, he and Karan’s team arranged for an air ambulance so that Bittoo could be flown down to Mumbai. Now, he has been advised two months of bed rest.”

The second stuntman, Hari Singh was discharged the next day after the incident.

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