Raqesh Vashisth injured on ‘Nach Baliye 6’

Actor and ‘Nach Baliye 6’ contestant Raqesh Vashisth injured during the dance reality show. Raqesh is the fifth contestant to get injured on the show after Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi, Debina Bannerjee and Kanika Maheshwri. The actor and his wife Riddhi Dogra is competing for the title. Raqesh was advised rest by the doctor and was asked to avoid any sort of arduous physical activities .

"The cartilage tissue in my knee joint has got damaged a bit, so the doctor has advised me to take rest. No dancing, no cycling, no running," Raqesh told reporters here Tuesday on the set of the show.

"I am being a bit careful now as health comes first. Besides, there are other projects as well, so I have to concentrate on them also. So it is very important to be fit now," he added.

Raqesh has recently replaced Karan to play the lead role in Zee TV popular show, ‘Qubool Hai’.

His wife Riddhi says if there is any kind of stress on Raqesh while dancing, they will quit the dance show.

"Generally, health is important. I hope that you all (audience) also pray that Raqesh gets well soon so that we can go forward in 'Nach Baliye'."

"His health is very important and if there will be some kind of stress, we will have to back out, which we don't want to do but we (may) have to," she said.

‘Nach Baliye 6’ aired on Star Plus went on air Nov 9 last year and is being judged by actress Shilpa Shetty, director Sajid Khan and choreographer Terence Lewis.