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Amitabh Bachchan gets hurt on the sets of Department

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Published: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 12:39 [IST]

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan yesterday got injured while shooting for a mild action sequence for the film Department. The actor was hurt on the chest during the shooting of the film.

Amitabh Bachchan, in his twitter account has posted, “A minor incident on set during semi action sequence...got hit on chest rib cage, some damage inside, pain on breathing, bearable!".

The post fetched Big B many anxious calls and messages on Twitter. However, to put the situation at ease, the 68-year-old actor tweeted, "Okaay I seem to have let loose a cannon!! It will heal... do not worry... all shall be well (sic)."

Amitabh Bachchan, on his blog on bigadda wrote, “So … before all else let me clarify and inform that all is well with me. I got hit either by an elbow or the butt of the security carrying a carbine in the shot … and its ruptured internally the flesh cover over the rib. its mild. its a bit painful when I breathe, but shown it to the doctor and he says its mild and shall repair on its own, because its internal...

I did in the course of my conversation on the twitter put it out as part of my daily activity, but the media took it as news worthy - which they generally do even when you sneeze - and that has caused some concern among well wishers and friends who have been calling up frantically …
It shall take some time to heal .. I am moving about and shall be at work tomorrow .. relax !!"

Incidentally, Amitabh Bachchan's son Abhishek Bachchan also got hurt some days back while filming a chase sequence for Bol Bachchan in Jaipur.

The film Department, directed and produced by Ram Gopal Varma stars Rana Daggubati, Sanjay Dutt, Nasseruddin Shah, Kangana Ranaut and Raveena Tandon along with Amitabh Bachchan.

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