Bombay: Being an actor is not easy. It comes with its fair share of pros and cons. They go through a lot while being on plateaus like working for 18 hours straight, maintaining a strict diet, traveling the world, etc. which can make it difficult for them to focus on their health. From Salman Khan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu to Amitabh Bachchan, here is a list of some actors who suffered from serious health issues.
In 2011, Salman Khan underwent surgery in the United States after being diagnosed with the neuropathic disorder “trigeminal neuralgia” which is characterized by episodes of intense pain in many parts (jaws and cheeks) of the face.
2. Sonali Bendre
One of Bollywood’s most popular actors, Sonali Bendre, was diagnosed with cancer for which he underwent treatment in New York.
3. Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood’s Shehenshah Amitabh Bachchan was injured on the set of his film Coolie in 1982, which caused a splenic rupture. The incident left the actor in a sudden coma, after surgery he was diagnosed with a dysfunctional muscle disorder called myasthenia gravis. In 2000, he suffered from tuberculosis.
4. Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan underwent brain surgery in 2013, caused by blood clots in his head after multiple skull injuries while filming his movie Bang Bang. The Krish actor tried to cure him with painkillers, but unfortunately that didn’t help.
5. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha Ruth Prabhu recently posted on her Instagram about her condition which she has been dealing with for months now. She was diagnosed with myositis which is an autoimmune disease. The doctors said she’ll be fine in a few months.
6. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone’s mental health is known to all. She had struggled with a long period of depression. She spoke to her fans about her mental health and personally shared her day-to-day struggles living with it. In fact, Deepika has taken a step forward to establish a mental health center to help those dealing with trauma.
7. Shahrukh Khan
King Khan had also faced mental health issues. After tearing his muscles during filming, Shah Rukh Khan suffered from pain and eventually succumbed to depression, according to reports.