There has been an alarming rise in car accidents, especially with Bollywood actors in recent days. Hardly a day passes by without an actor or actress being in news for a car accident or getting injured.
With Hema Malini’s car accident on July 2, here is a list of Bollywood actors who are involved in car accidents, some of them killed and few of them left injured or arrested over rash driving.
Geeta Kapoor, Choreographer was arrested on March 12, after her Sedan knocked down one who was crossing the road at suburban Versova near Mumbai. The 42-year-old did not flee from the spot but instead took the victim to hospital.
The Slumdog Millionaire actor Madhur Mittal met with a horrifying accident recently. He was driving the car when it rammed into a stationary truck while overtaking it. He was in coma for for 10 days and was kept in ICU for longer time. Besides the actor had to undergo several operations to fix his broken jaw, teeth, arm and other body parts.
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhat had a close shave when a car from behind rammed into theirs at a traffic signal. Both jumped out of it to save their lives. This took place while both the actors were in Ahmedabad to promote their movie ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.’
It is known that in 2002, Salman Khan was charged for ramming his car into the American Express bakery shop in suburban Bandra, which killed one and injured four people who were sleeping on the pavement.
The TV show ‘Chidiya Ghar’ actor Manish Vishwakarma, very recently met with an accident, where he was hit by a car from behind at Goregon Suburban and is still in coma in a hospital.