Abhishek will take time to recover: Big B

New Delhi:  Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has confirmed the bad news about son Abhishek, who met with an accident while shooting in Jaipur earlier today.

“Abhishek had an accident while doing action scene for ‘BolBachchan’ in Jaipur ,cut near his eye ..is back home, 6 stitches, is well. Have spent time with Abhishek asking him how it all happened .. Was doing action.. a chase over hand rickshaws, missed stepping,” the superstar said.

“He was chasing a — in the film ..is home and is well.. will take a few days to recover and stitches to be removed …Thank you. Thank you all for the concern you show for Abhishek … he is well and home and shall recover in some time – so say the doctors!” the actor added.

“No matter what, one of the most trying moments in the life of a parent is to see their children suffer pain,” the actor philosophised.

He had tweeted earlier too and had this to say.

“Abhishek’s had an accident on set in Jaipur, has just flown back .. 6 stitches near eye. Is well. Will take some days to recover,” Big B posted on Twitter.

The Bluffmaster actor Abhishek, not one to be left behind, tweeted next.

“Bachpan me mere pitaji ne mujhe sikhaya tha… “mard ko dard nahin hota” 🙂 !!!” Abhishek said making light of his injury.

“Thank you all very much for your concern and messages. I’m fine, nothing serious. Just a small cut above my eye and a few stitches,” the injured actor tweeted.

“Had a fall whilst filming a small action sequence in Jaipur. Have come back to Mumbai now and will resume work at the earliest,” the actor explained.

The actor then thanked all his fans and friends for their wishes.

“Thank you again for all the get well soon messages. The (show) MUST and WILL go on. Lots of love and gratitude,” the actor tweeted.

The actor, who is busy shooting for director Rohit Shetty’s Bol Bachchan in Jaipur, had met with an accident while performing a stunt.

Apparently, he was dangling from a rickshaw when he slipped, fell and suffered a cut on his forehead. The cut turned out to be quite deep and required six stiches, as well. Abhishek has stalled the shoot for a while and has returned to Mumbai for further treatment.

Meanwhile, Golmaal trilogy director Rohit Shetty, who kickstarted his career with the Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgn starrer Zameen, is busy denying that Bol Bachchan is a remake of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee classic, Gol Maal.

Apparently, Abhishek Bachchan is playing the role Amol Palekar did while Ajay Devgn takes over Utpal Dutt’s character of Bhavani Shankar. The film also stars Asin Thotumkkal and Prachi Desai.

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