Akshay hurts his elbow and back
Stunt hero Akshay Kumar has hurt his elbow and back while working out at his personal gym at his bungalow in Karjat which filmmaker Vipul Shah has specially constructed for Akki to work out while shooting for his next venture titled, ‘Action Replay’ opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He got hurt when a rod of pull-ups suddenly broke down. He was immediately rushed to hospital as he was copiously bleeding.
A unit member from the sets informed, "Akshay has been shooting for a week now. He was at his bungalow in Karjat when the accident happened. Akshay was doing pull-ups on the bar when the rod broke. He injured his hand and hurt his back.
When Vipul heard about it, he rushed to the house and panicked. He was shocked at the bleeding and insisted on canceling the shoot but Akshay told him to finish the day's shoot."
Vipul Shah confirms Akshay's accident and says, "While working out, one of the rods broke and Akshay had a bad fall. His elbow got cut badly and was bleeding profusely so I wanted to pack up immediately but Akshay wanted to carry on and he did. He didn't take any medicines during the shoot."
Akki showed his true professionalism by completing the day’s shoot in spite of injury. His next release his Nagesh Kukunoor's thriller 8 X 10 Tasveer.